Tag Archives: Fritz Fritschel

Cheese contrafacta

I know it’s been awhile since I have written a post on this blog, and it is because I’m up to my eyeballs getting ready for my trip to Connecticut next week. I am going to hear Joey Fala play the first … Continue reading

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Those little black marks!

Some people have asked that I share with you a poem by Fritz Fritschel, written for last Sunday’s celebration of my thirty-five years as Organist at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu, so here it is: On a Day of Celebration … Continue reading

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When in our music . . .

About ten days ago, a crazy thought occurred to me, so I wrote Carol Langner about closing the celebration program with everyone singing (and me playing) a hymn. I requested When in our music God is glorified, sung to the … Continue reading

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Don’t rain on our parade!

Today a reminder email was sent to the parishioners of the Lutheran Church of Honolulu about the shindig to celebrate my 35 years as organist — a party on Sunday, April 14th from 12:00 to 2:30 pm. If you look … Continue reading

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A different vantage point

Yesterday was New Year’s Day, and Carl Crosier and I attended the German Vespers service at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu. People were genuinely surprised to see us — for we had just said goodbye on Christmas Day. I must … Continue reading

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All Saints serendipity

ser·en·dip·i·ty/ˌserənˈdipitē/ Noun: The occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way: “a fortunate stroke of serendipity”. It was pure serendipity that on All Saints Sunday, forty-three continuous years of ministry at the Lutheran Church of … 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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A Notable Event

Every year the Heifer Concert begins with a poem by Pastor Fritz Fritschel about Noah’s Ark, and although Pastor Fritz was away this year, he generously sent along this poem (read by Pastor Jeff Lilley) A Notable Event For the … Continue reading

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