Tag Archives: Magnificat

Already a star!

Here’s a live Facebook video of Stanford’s Magnificat. I wasn’t even looking over in the direction of the choir, but as soon as she opened her mouth, I knew that voice. It was Sophia Stark, super-talented daughter of Georgine and Darel … Continue reading

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Concerts, oboes and organs

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

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‘An ordinary Sunday service’

In many ways, yesterday’s 10:30 am service was just an ordinary Sunday at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu. It being the Fourth Sunday of Advent, the service was preceded by our Sunday School children’s presentation of the Jesse Tree, which … Continue reading

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Last week

By “last week” I’m not referring to the week that’s past — it is my last week as a church organist! Tomorrow night is my last Thursday night choir rehearsal. Except for vacations, I have been at a Thursday night … Continue reading

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Driven to practice

I’m a morning person and even though the alarm goes off every morning at the ungodly hour of 4:50 am, I’m frequently awake before it sounds. We then head out the door and go for two-mile walk down Ala Moana … Continue reading

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Peter Klatzow’s “Magnificat”

Peter Klatzow’s Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis sung by the Commotio Choir, Oxford, directed by Matthew Berry It’s the weekend before Thanksgiving and I’m going to be working on Peter Klatzow’s “Magnificat,” which will be performed at the 38th Advent Procession … Continue reading

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Jesus College Evensong

As the season winds down, there’s one more extra-curricular event for the LCH Choir — and that’s a Joint Evensong with our Episcopal colleagues at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, Sunday, May 6th at 5:30 pm. The heart of any Evensong service … Continue reading

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Magnificat, the Song of Mary

Can you believe that this Sunday will be the Last Sunday in Advent?! and traditionally we in liturgical churches have focused on Mary, and the song she sung when she was visited by her cousin Elizabeth, and “the child leaped … Continue reading

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