Tag Archives: Frank Ferko

SRO Bravissimo!

Pastor Jeff Lilley exclaimed, “We used every single chair in the place! We even had to take the chairs from out of my office!” And so the ushers left the door open to the nave, enabling the 25 people who … Continue reading

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Just like planning a concert

Tonight I put on a dinner party in the best Crosier tradition and invited the Duruflé/Ferko concert principals—Scott Fikse, director of the Lutheran Church of Honolulu Choir who will be conducting Duruflé’s motet, Ubi caritas, and the world-premiere of Frank … Continue reading

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Back to school

Today, I drove to Iolani School for chapel, something I did for twenty years, and for the first time, I didn’t play the organ —instead I was the chapel speaker, which was a first! It didn’t feel altogether strange to … Continue reading

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Birthday present

Imagine my delight when I opened up today’s online edition of our local newspaper, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser! The editors ran the same photo of Carl as appeared in his obituary, one that I had never seen before it was published last year. … Continue reading

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Just following orders!

It’s now only ten days away from the memorial concert for Carl Crosier in which the Lutheran Church of Honolulu Choir and the Hawai’i Vocal Arts Ensemble will join forces to sing Maurice Duruflé’s beloved Requiem on Sunday, November 1st at … Continue reading

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Be careful what you wish for!

I used to hear people say that after they retired they were were busier than ever before, and don’t know how they used to fit work in! When I so-called “retired” on September 30, I honestly didn’t know how I’d … Continue reading

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Not bug music!

I recently overheard someone was looking forward to hearing the upcoming Duruflé Requiem but wasn’t so excited about hearing a new work by American composer Frank Ferko (born 1950) which is on the first half of the program. This person … Continue reading

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Scrambling

When I walked into the choir room at St. Andrew’s Cathedral this morning, and someone asked me how I was doing (presumably because I am supposedly “retired,”) I answered, “Scrambling . . . Not scrambled, like eggs, or my brain, … Continue reading

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I can hear him now!

Okay, I can just hear my late husband, Carl, saying: Kathy, why don’t you check these things instead of being in such a hurry?! You’re in too much of a rush and aren’t careful!” What I’m referring to was my last … Continue reading

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One year ago today

  One year ago today, our attorney had brought over some papers for my husband, Carl Crosier, to sign, concerning the ownership of our companies. He had already been discharged from the hospital to home hospice care, following a diagnosis … Continue reading

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