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Joey Fala at Woolsey Hall

Drum roll, please … Here is the video for fantastic Joey Fala at the Woolsey Hall organ at Yale University for his graduate organ recital! Here’s the program, with notes found on the internet: Edward Elgar, Pomp and Circumstance, March … Continue reading

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In the news

This morning I’m watching the news about the big snowstorm in the Northeast—I guess I left just in the nick of time! It was the first time I took a nonstop flight directly to Honolulu from Newark—11-1/2 hours, in which … Continue reading

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Absolutely magnificent!

Tonight was former student Joey Fala’s final graduate recital at Woolsey Hall, Yale University, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Master of Music degree. Being here has been the greatest thrill of my life, as it must have … Continue reading

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Sunday at St. Paul’s

Chills ran up and down my spine as I sat in St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on the Green, in Norwalk, CT, where former student, Joey Fala, is the Organ Scholar.  For me hearing him play a liturgical service, masterfully improvising … Continue reading

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Home for one day

On Saturday morning I gave three organ lessons, which finished at 12:00 noon, then rushed home—my neighbor was already in the garage waiting to take me to the airport for my flight at 1:45 pm. At the last moment, I … Continue reading

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Welcome, home!

Today marked the third year I have hosted a lunch for my former organ students who are away at college on the mainland but home for Christmas in Hawaii. We could have had as many as six (or seven!) students there, … Continue reading

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Pre-Thanksgiving madness

It’s only two days before Thanksgiving and I had a busy weekend, attending the chamber music concert with Linda Laderach, Larry Schipull and Grant Moss last Saturday at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu and Sunday’s Hawai’i Symphony Concert with violin … Continue reading

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Music Transformed and Transforming

A news release from the Lutheran Church of Honolulu reads: Panufnik, Beach, Mozart, Rachmaninoff, Bach, Barber, and Piazzolla, oh my!! A fabulous trio of musicians comes to Honolulu while on a nation-wide tour. Music Transformed and Transforming is a program … Continue reading

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Winter clothes at the organ!

I had heard people on the mainland talk about it on Facebook, but it was not until today that I received my November issue of The Diapason, (An international monthly magazine devoted to the organ, the harpsichord, carillon and church … Continue reading

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I was wondering … YOWSER!

As I was eating breakfast and scanning today’s newspaper, I was wondering whether there would be any notice of my organ concert on Sunday. And lest I had any doubt, when I turned to page 19 in the TGIF Entertainment … Continue reading

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