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Introvert

Adele, Barbara Streisand, Lady Gaga, Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Britney Spears . . . what do all these musicians have in common? According to Arlin Cuncic, all these people consider themselves shy and introverted. Adele, a Grammy-winning British pop singer … Continue reading

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Hilarity behind the scenes

We were just about ready to go on stage last night when Jeremy Wong took this picture of the Early Music Hawaii Chamber Singers. We were talking about next weekend when we will all travel to Kona on the Big Island to … Continue reading

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The EMH Chamber Singers debut

Tonight was the dress rehearsal for tomorrow’s Early Music Hawaii concert called “Bridging the Centuries 2” which will be the debut of the Early Music Hawaii Chamber Singers. I must say that EMH has picked the cream of the crop … Continue reading

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Early Music at the movies

Over the holidays, I moved my spinet harpsichord to the guest room so that I could set up my Christmas tree in the music room. But since Ian Capps asked me to host one of the visiting artists for the upcoming … Continue reading

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A dream or Proof of Heaven?

*Proof of Heaven was a book written by a neuroscientist, Eben Alexander, on his near-death experience with the after-life. It was a book both Carl and I read before his death on August 28, 2014. I am here in Boston … Continue reading

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Quicksilver in Hawaii

Ask the average person in the street in Hawaii if they’ve heard of ‘Quicksilver’, and you’ll most likely get the answer, “Oh, yes, that’s the big wave surfing tournament named in memory of surfer Eddie Aikau.” It has only been held nine times in … Continue reading

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Bridging the Centuries

You remember the legend of Sisyphus, don’t you?Sisyphus was a bad king whose punishment for his deceitfulness was to push a huge boulder up a hill, only to see it roll back to the bottom again. I had recalled this Greek myth … Continue reading

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Triumph Against the Odds

When you open the program booklet at Friday night’s Early Music Hawaii concert, Triumph Against the Odds, here’s what you’ll read: This program is the inspiration of Carl Crosier who, as Artistic Director of EMH for three seasons, wished to … Continue reading

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Carl’s final gift

Over and over, people came up to tell me that they felt that Carl Crosier had given Honolulu a final gift — the music at his funeral mass and the whole experience was so achingly beautiful and so uplifting that they … Continue reading

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Moving forward

Thank you all for the moving tributes you have sent to my husband, Carl Crosier, as he faces hospice care for his pancreatic cancer. We are currently celebrating some small victories: today he was allowed to graduate to solid food … Continue reading

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