My marching/pep band played this at school, and then I heard it in a medley of other songs, and now I found it on YouTube, so it must be pretty popular. I googled Patterson Chorale and couldn't find anything about its history. When I first heard it, I thought someone told me that it was written by Bach, but I coulnd't find anything on that score. Here's the video as reference.

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The "Patterson Chorale" was composed by Merlin Patterson (homepage). The score is available for download on his website.

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