Tag Archives: Doris MacDonald

Life in the fast lane

“You love life in the fast lane, don’t you” was a text message I received from my sister last night as I was sitting in Neal Blaisdell Center Concert Hall, waiting for the Beethoven Ninth concert to begin. I had … Continue reading

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Christian Broadway

  Deep in the heart of Mennonite and Amish country of Lancaster, Pennsylvania is the Sight & Sound theatre where we saw an impressive production of “Joseph” — and the contrasts between the two cultures could not be more stark. … Continue reading

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The journey continues

VIDEO: Iolani School’s Hospice Class teaches about life through death. In this post, I am going to deviate a bit from blogging about music and turn to the subject of hospice and end-of-life care which is the subject of an … Continue reading

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Music sightreading

One week ago we were in attendance at the Region 4 Conference of the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians and Dr. Joy Berg, president, came up to me with an important question: “Kathy, will you play for the choral reading … Continue reading

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Day One: ALCM Thousand Oaks

Earlier in the week, we have been at the Region 4 conference of the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians (ALCM) held at California Lutheran University in cool Thousand Oaks, CA. The theme of the conference was “Behold I Tell You … Continue reading

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Something to hold onto

A couple of years ago, my former organ student Joey Fala attended a Pipe Organ Encounter (POE), a week-long “organ camp” if you will, for high school students. It is sponsored yearly by the American Guild of Organists and every summer, … Continue reading

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