Tag Archives: Compline

“Old” Compline is back!

Last night, I went to the Compline service at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu, and after talking with director Scott Fikse afterwards, it seems that the “old” Compline is back! Well, at least it’s back on a once-a-month basis. There … 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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Amid the firestorm . . .

There’s no question that my last post about the resignation of John Renke and the loss of the music program at St. Andrew’s Cathedral created a firestorm of Facebook shares, comments, emails, plus more from all over the world. Those … Continue reading

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Come, holy spirit

Tomorrow, May 15, is the Feast of the Pentecost, and I was so glad to read that the Men’s Schola will be performing Peter Hallock’s “Come holy spirit” for Evensong at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, 5:30 pm. Did you know that … Continue reading

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Death and life

Over the past Christmas season, I was absolutely amazed to find out that the death of Carl Crosier was mentioned in at least a dozen Christmas newsletters — some of them not even family or relatives! So it was with … Continue reading

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Carl’s unique voice

Okay, I admit that when I was listening to Franz Biebl’s “Ave Maria” last night at the Evening Prayer service to honor Carl, I was missing something — and that was hearing Carl’s voice sing the top part as he … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer for Carl

The Lord be with you And also with you. Let us pray: God of Day and Night, Courage and Timidity, Joy and Sadness, Life and Death: You have brought us safely through another day and another week. As the skies … Continue reading

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Remembering Carl Crosier (1945-2014)

The following post has been reprinted from the Compline Underground blog written by Kenneth Peterson. Just four months after the death of Peter Hallock, founder of the Compline Choir in Seattle, we mourn the passing of Carl Crosier, Peter’s business associate and chief executor of his estate, … Continue reading

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A gift of love

Jason Anderson, the Compline Choir director at St. Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle, sent along the link to their latest podcast. He said he couldn’t help but think of Carl during the service: Compline sang about love—specifically, the Ubi Caritas by … Continue reading

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With grateful hearts

In the last few days, we have received scores of emails, text messages, cards and letters from colleagues, former choristers, friends and family from all over the country as my husband, Carl Crosier, enters hospice care. We would like to … Continue reading

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