Category Archives: Katherine Crosier

The organ world is SO SMALL!

If you read my last post, “The kids did it!” you know that over the weekend, my younger students gave a concert, after which they assembled a two rank pipe organ kit, called Orgelkids. If you read further back, when … Continue reading

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The kids did it!

I am happy to report that yesterday’s Young Organist recital was a grand success in every possible way, and the students did themselves and their parents proud. Even one girl who repeatedly told me. “I quit the piano because I can’t play … Continue reading

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Lutheran Night for UH Choirs

If you hadn’t paid attention, you could have sworn you were at a Lutheran church tonight instead of being in St. Andrew’s Cathedral. As I overheard someone ask Karl Bachman, music director of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church whom I saw … Continue reading

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Things I tell my students

It’s concert week—the last week of organ lessons I give before my young students perform on Saturday, November 18 at 2:00 at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu. For many of them, it’s the first time they have ever performed on organ … Continue reading

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Brava, Connie!

BRAVA!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHAT HIGHS, CJ!!!!!!! That was the comment on Facebook yesterday by Glenn Uejio,  Constance Harding Uejio‘s husband,  after her exquisite rendition of Handel’s “Concerto in B-flat for Harp and Strings,” op. 4 no. 6, with the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra. Of … Continue reading

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It was a dark and stormy night…

but thunder, lightning, and a driving rain could not keep a large and enthusiastic crowd away from last night’s “Music of Three Faiths” concert for Early Music Hawaii. In fact, as I was being picked up to go to the … Continue reading

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Musica exotica

The Peabody Consort from Baltimore is in town and stopped by Hawaii Public Radio to chat with Gene Schiller before their “Music of Three Faiths” concerts for Early Music Hawaii this weekend: Saturday, Nov. 11 at 7:30 pm at the … Continue reading

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The life of Riley

I thought that when I stopped playing Japanese weddings I would get my holidays back. (Japanese weddings are scheduled 7 days a week, and holidays such as Thanksgiving are not observed.) I thought that when I retired from church music, … Continue reading

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A sad day

I only spent one year in Princeton, NJ, attending graduate school at Westminster Choir College where I obtained my Master of Music degree in Organ Performance, but I daresay it had more influence on me as a musician than did … Continue reading

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A chance meeting …

I just finished laying out the next Early Music Hawaii program called “Music of Three Faiths: Medieval Christian, Jewish and Muslim Spain,” by the Peabody Consort from Baltimore, MD. In a way it was a chance meeting that I had … Continue reading

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