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Six down, twelve to go

Six of what? and twelve more? That’s six organ recitals today (plus a lecture on organ building in the Pioneer Valley), and twelve more recitals in the next two days at the Organ Historical Society Convention. I’m actually leaving the … Continue reading

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40th Anniversary booklet has arrived!

The last few days have been super busy for me, as I get ready to leave for Seattle, did the dress rehearsal today for tomorrow’s Iolani School chorus concert, and finished up the publicity for the 40th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Super exciting news!

Last week, my former student, Joey Fala, texted me about wanting to share “some breaking news,” and was eager to phone me. When we finally did talk, he wanted to confirm some of the details of his engagement here, for the … Continue reading

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Another day at the AGO Boston (marathon)

Carl decided to sleep in this morning so I came into Boston from Newton Centre all by myself. (You have to give me credit, as I am directionally-challenged!) One great perk of this American Guild of Organists convention is that … Continue reading

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Michael Hey, Concert Organist

It was nine years ago that I recommended to the local American Guild of Organists Executive Board that we bring Paul Jacobs, the youngest head of the Juilliard School Organ Department, to Hawaii to give a recital. I had heard him play … Continue reading

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Dwindling ranks

A few days ago, we held the annual meeting of the Hawaii Chapter American Guild of Organists (AGO) at our condo, and for various reasons, the attendance was about half of what it was a year ago. One of our … Continue reading

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Ironic switcheroo!

The world yesterday was abuzz with the words spoken at the Vatican: Habemus Papam “We have a pope.” So it is somewhat coincidental that the following announcement was made by the Lutheran Church of Honolulu office: Organ Recital with Selected … Continue reading

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Extraordinary

Extraordinary. That’s the only way I can describe this whirlwind weekend with 24-year-old concert organist, Nathan Laube, here in Hawaii on spring break from his studies at the Musikhochschule in Stuttgart, Germany. From the time we picked Nathan up from … Continue reading

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Commuter organist

This week we are hosting organist, Nathan Laube, while he prepares for the Eighth Annual Organ Concert at Central Union Church, Sunday, March 10th at 4 pm. You may have seen the promotional postcard which shows Nathan at the American … Continue reading

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Wunderkind

wun·der·kind (vndr-knd, wn-) n. pl. wun·der·kin·der (-kndr) 1. A child prodigy. 2. A person of remarkable talent or ability who achieves great success or acclaim at an early age. [German : Wunder, wonder, prodigy (from Middle High German, from Old High … Continue reading

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