Tag Archives: Jennifer Lane

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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The teacher and the student

The relationship between teacher and student can be a delicate dance, a balance of pushing, pulling, coaxing, and definitely a two-way street. No one probably knows this better than Jennifer Lane, who with her husband, Jim Carr, is in Hawaii … Continue reading

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Beeping like crazy!

After the Early Music Hawaii concert on Friday night, my FaceBook account kept beeping me with ‘Like’ notifications and comments. I was “tagged” in several of the posts, and so my computer beeped every time someone pressed “Like” or wrote … Continue reading

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Total ‘Triumph’

Tonight’s all-women’s Early Music Hawaii concert, “Triumph Against the Odds,” had Carl Crosier’s fingerprints all over it — a total triumph, in terms of programming, execution, and the added bonus of a great audience. Carl selected all the women who sang in … Continue reading

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A funeral as publicity for a concert?

No sooner did I put away the extra programs for Carl Crosier’s funeral mass that I am now embroiled in preparation for another program — for Early Music Hawaii’s concert, Triumph Against the Odds, which will be next Friday, September 19th at … Continue reading

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At home mini-concert

On Sunday we entertained our first guests, er, they entertained us since my husband, Carl Crosier, was released to hospice care in our home. It was The Stark Family, who put on a most enjoyable mini-concert with all four members of the … Continue reading

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Ear worm Bach II

Apparently the graphic designer for the Oahu Choral Society Bach program and postcards, doesn’t know what BWV stands for when used after the title of a Bach work. It was consistently listed as BMV 232 throughout, so I was trying … Continue reading

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Handicapped!

Are organists the only musicians who never know what to expect when they have to perform on their instruments? I can’t tell you the number of times I have come to the church and found something not working on the … Continue reading

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Guess who’s in town?

It’s Jennifer Lane, the mezzo soprano who sang in the Lutheran Church’s performances of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, St. John Passion and Pergolesi Stabat Mater! She has also come to Hawaii frequently to perform with the summer festivals of the Hawaii … Continue reading

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Chance encounters of the close kind

One of the really great things about attending the Boston Early Music Festival is the sometimes chance meetings we have with people with whom we have made music. Two nights ago we were coming out of Jordan Hall from a … Continue reading

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