Subscribe to Blog via Email
Complete List of My Posts
Top Posts & Pages
- Three Decembers
- Organist on the radio!
- The rock star of the organ world!
- Beautiful program, beautifully played
- Our homeboy, Joey
- Aloha, Frances
- The real unsung heroes
- Secret mission
- Like going into someone else’s kitchen
- Organ music in a Buddhist temple!
- Four hands, four feet
- The next generation of organists
- Jubilate! Ke Akua Ho’omaika’i Oe, John!
- Jubilate! honors John Renke
- If you’re in D.C. this weekend …
- Out of my comfort zone
- My left foot
- Joey Fala at Woolsey Hall
- Swan dive!
- Kings and Queens
Search for posts by tagALCM Allen Bauchle American Guild of Organists Association of Lutheran Church Musicians Beckerath organ Boston Early Music Festival Carol Langner Clavierübung Compline Compline Choir Dana Marsh Darel Stark Early Music Hawaii Edith Ho Georgine Stark Great Eighteen Chorales Ian Capps Iolani School Jason Anderson Jeremy Wong Joey Fala John McCreary John Renke Jonathan Dimmock Karl Bachman Karol Nowicki Karyn Castro Keane Ishii Marcel Dupré Mass in B Minor McNeil Robinson Miguel Felipe Naomi Castro Nathan Laube organ organist Paul Jacobs Peter Hallock Rudolf von Beckerath Samuel Lam Scott Fikse St. Andrew's Cathedral St. Mark's Cathedral Seattle Tim Carney Vicki Gorman
Tag Archives: John Alexander
Tonight was the Iolani School’s Winter Concert for the Hokuloa Singers and Chorus, and we had a closed circuit television set up on the organ console so I could see the conductor, John Alexander. It consists of a video camera … Continue reading
As you may remember from my recent post, “An early Christmas miracle,” I served as the co-chair for my building’s holiday party which happened on Monday. In the morning, in spite of getting lost and spending a half hour needlessly driving … Continue reading
Last Sunday I found myself back in the Chorus Room at Iolani School doing, what else, accompanying the Iolani School Chorus and Hōkūloa Singers in rehearsal for their upcoming concert, “The Long and Winding Road,” this Friday, May 13th at … Continue reading
I just finished playing my last gig for the Christmas season, Iolani School’s Winter Concert at St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Even though I have officially “retired” from playing daily chapels at the school, John Alexander invited me to play the Cathedral organ … Continue reading
I was thinking I could throw my alarm clock away. That was because Thursday was my last early morning Iolani Chapel, so I in fact turned my alarm off. But wouldn’t you know it, the last two mornings I’ve gotten … Continue reading
Tonight as I was reading my email, I came across the weekly listing of events for St. Andrew’s Cathedral and was surprised to read my name there! On May 8 at 7:30 pm, next week Friday, in the Cathedral, will … Continue reading
Over the last twenty years, I have worked with my colleague at Iolani School, choral conductor John Alexander. Up to last year, I accompanied only the Lower School Choir which sings for chapel every Friday, but last year I became the organ accompanist … Continue reading
Say the word, “Choral Music” and “Hawaii” in the same sentence, and inevitably, you will bring up the name Wanda Gereben, whom I met some 40 years ago when I was her accompanist at St. Andrew’s Priory School and Hawaii Children’s … Continue reading
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