Wide Awake – SSAA

10 pages (PDF)
Available for immediate download

Wide Awake

Arranged by Keith McCauley
Words and Music by Henry Walter, Bonnie Mckee, Lukasz Gottwald, Katy Perry, Max Martin

For lead, SSAA choir and Piano. Purchase the INSTRUMENTAL PACK for director’s score, violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello, double bass, electric bass, and drum set.


Description: From the Cantus Youth Choirs Pop Series, comes an arrangement of Katy Perry’s performance of Wide Awake. This arrangement is for SSAA choir and treble lead/duet. This download includes SSAA choir, lead, and piano. It’s amazing what you can do with four repeating chords! This piece uses introduces multiple motifs throughout the song and then layers them at the end for a polyphonically-powerful climax. Please see H0.611159-SC000020309 to order instrumental pack (includes director’s score, Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Electric Bass, Drum Set). Bridge features a 5/4 section.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we were unable to perform this piece live. We released this electronica virtual choir version made entirely of synthesizer and audio/video submissions from members of Bella Visi.