Tag Archives: Dale Noble

In with the bigwigs

Last Saturday night, I attended the Oahu Choral Society’s 20th Annual “Vivace” fundraiser and was I ever surprised to find myself seated at the head table! To my immediate right was Karen Kennedy, a choral directing legend in this town, … Continue reading

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It’s so Carl!

Karl Bachman remarked to me, “It’s so Carl!” when he heard the chant Ubi caritas sung in procession from the courtyard at last Sunday’s All Saints Day concert in memory of Carl Crosier. The concert began with seven peals from the courtyard … Continue reading

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Madison Square Garden?

Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 people for a concert. This blog was viewed 62,081 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Madison Square Garden, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.  … Continue reading

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50 Years of Choral Music in Hawaii

Say the word, “Choral Music” and “Hawaii” in the same sentence, and inevitably, you will bring up the name Wanda Gereben, whom I met some 40 years ago when I was her accompanist at St. Andrew’s Priory School and Hawaii Children’s … Continue reading

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Upcoming Fauré Requiem

We’re home for just a short nine days before taking off again across the pond. And on our “to-do” list is a performance of Gabriel Fauré’s beloved Requiem for the memorial service of our long-time friend, choral conductor Dale Noble who died … Continue reading

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Over the rainbow

It’s been a rough week. First we heard of the death of our long-time friend, Dale Noble, of Kamehameha Schools and Calvary-by-the-Sea Lutheran Church. I wrote a post about Dale which you can re-read by clicking here. On Dale’s FaceBook page, … Continue reading

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Aloha, Dale

Word has been received of the death on Dale Noble on Saturday, March 22nd. You may recall that in a previous post, Carl and I went to Santa Barbara to visit Dale and his wife, Alice, where they moved to … Continue reading

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A herd of dinosaurs?

What do you call a group of organists? Tonight we are hosting a potluck dinner for the local chapter of the American Guild of Organists (AGO) — and you might say that we are a herd of dinosaurs! (I didn’t … Continue reading

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Christmas in February

You won’t believe this, but two nights ago we just looked at the Christmas cards we received in December! Our Christmas was soooo busy and even though we were away in California, the cards have just been sitting in a … Continue reading

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Vivace! 2012 to honor Carl Crosier

Some of you may have received an email message from the Oahu Choral Society about their spring fundraising banquet and silent auction on March 10th. The Oahu Choral Society sponsors all the activities of the Honolulu Symphony Chorus and the … Continue reading

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