Tag Archives: Jerome Vasconcellos

“Hallelujah” Chorus

“I hate this piece!” That’s what one of my organ students told me at her lesson yesterday, not just once, but several times.”I hate this piece! It’s just so hard!” Yes, this is a difficult piece for an organist to … Continue reading

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With grateful hearts

In the last few days, we have received scores of emails, text messages, cards and letters from colleagues, former choristers, friends and family from all over the country as my husband, Carl Crosier, enters hospice care. We would like to … Continue reading

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Unsung hero

If there was one unsung hero throughout our musical career over these many years, it would certainly be Eric Doescher, who along with his wife Linden, did all of the “grunt” work and much, much more for our many endeavors, both … Continue reading

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Changing of the guard

Last Thursday night, it was announced that long-time choir librarian, Jerome Vasconcellos, would be retiring after more than 20 years of service and volunteers to fill the position would be much welcomed. So it was with a great deal of … Continue reading

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Aloha, Patricia Chamberlain (1926-2012)

On Wednesday night, I and a few other folks from LCH attended the Spring Concert of St. Andrew’s Priory choirs conducted by our own Naomi Castro, with Carl Crosier, accompanist. Randy Castello (one of the LCH tenors) turned to me and … Continue reading

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V is for Vasconcellos

Last night I gave our choir librarian, Jerome Vasconcellos, a much-belated birthday card (his birthday is in September!) and I finally am getting around to writing about another of our Valuable Volunteers (see my earlier post about Vreni Griffith). (What … Continue reading

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A thousand thanks

Here’s just a sampling of the many cards, emails and other letters of congratulations and thanks to Carl Crosier on his retirement after 38 years at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu: Your zest for living and for honoring the important … Continue reading

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