Tag Archives: Carl Crosier

In case you had questions…

As I get on the plane to Los Angeles tonight, I would like to answer any questions you may have about my upcoming Bach Clavierübung concert, which will be Sunday, October 30th at 7:00 pm at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu. … Continue reading

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Familiar, yet different

Last night, I attended Compline at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu which was the first time I’ve been to the service since Carl Crosier sang his last Compline service on August 14, 2011. The weekly service was discontinued in 2012, after … Continue reading

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Carl Crosier’s Night

Last night was the Vivace! fundraiser for the Oahu Choral Society, a night in which the musical accomplishments of Carl Crosier were honored and celebrated. Held at the Honolulu International Club, the theme was Monte Carlo — and it was fun … Continue reading

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Catching up with Dana Marsh

Today we had lunch with a long-time friend and fellow church musician, Dana Marsh, who happened to be home with his family in California. Dana is no stranger to LCH, having given several duo countertenor recitals with Carl Crosier in … Continue reading

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The last Pentecost

Today when parishioners walked into the Lutheran Church of Honolulu, they couldn’t help but notice that things were different. At LCH, Pentecost has been the festival when balloons, liturgical dance, jazz, or different configurations of the nave were seen. Today … Continue reading

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Broken theorbo!

At last night’s historic performance of the Monteverdi Vespers, about five minutes before we were to begin, a worried Carl Crosier came over to me at the organ and asked, “Do you know what’s going on? The bridge on Richard … Continue reading

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33 Years of Music-Making

Today, July 15th, 2010, is our 33rd wedding anniversary. It was on this day 33 years ago that LCH held one of the most elaborate weddings ever! I remember it was the week before the wedding, and Carl and I … Continue reading

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Au revoir, Honolulu! Bonjour, Paris!

For three weeks, I’m going to shift the focus of this blog from reminiscences to travel diary. Carl and I have been so fortunate to have been able to travel to places outside the island of Oahu and in many … Continue reading

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Peter Hallock — The Hawaii Connection, Part II

In 1979, the Hawaii Chapter of the American Guild of Organists hosted a regional convention in Hawaii. I had been appointed General Chair and Carl was appointed Program Chair long before we got married, so we had no idea that … Continue reading

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The Rudolf von Beckerath Organ, 1975

We are so incredibly blessed to have the Rudolf von Beckerath organ in our church. The instrument is now 35 years old and it’s as good as new, having undergone a complete restoration and cleaning in 2008. A year ago … Continue reading

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