Tag Archives: Nyle Hallman

A sad day

I only spent one year in Princeton, NJ, attending graduate school at Westminster Choir College where I obtained my Master of Music degree in Organ Performance, but I daresay it had more influence on me as a musician than did … Continue reading

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My peeps!

This has certainly been a week of parties — social events three days in a row with organists! Wednesday was the luncheon with my former organ students, then last night I had dinner with organist Bruce Bengtson from Madison, WI, then tonight … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day dinner

Yesterday on Facebook, I posted pictures of my Valentine’s Day dinner for the Merry Widows: Margaret Lloyd, Gloria Faltstrom, and Betsy McCreary. Missing from our “group” was Nyle Hallman, who could not make it this time. If you are not … Continue reading

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The Merry Widows

  Last night, I was with “my peeps” — the members of the Hawaii Chapter American Guild of Organists. Our Dean, John Renke, hosted a New Year’s reception at the Pacific Club, and during the evening, a photo was taken … Continue reading

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BIG SING is Big Success!

All over town, events were being cancelled because of the threat of Hurricane Ana to the Hawaiian Islands. But the planners of the BIG SING event for the local chapter of the American Choral Directors Association decided to go ahead as … Continue reading

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Organ concert TODAY

A story in today’s newspaper reminded me about today’s organ concert, the 24th Annual Midsummer Afternoon Organ Concert, which will take place at Central Union Church at 3:00 pm. When I saw the headline, Island doctor has traveled the globe to help people … Continue reading

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Beautiful concert, beautiful playing

Shivers of delight ran up and down my spine yesterday as I was listening to the concert by former student, Joey Fala, at St. Andrew’s Cathedral. I was in amazement at his musical maturity, and the ease with which he … Continue reading

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Aloha, Rob Lloyd

Last night we bid “Aloha” to Pastor Rob Lloyd, husband of organist Margaret Lloyd, at Central Union Church. His obituary appeared in yesterday’s Star-Advertiser, but for those of you who have moved away from Hawaii and knew Rob, you might … Continue reading

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It was Kathy Day!

Today was the day that the Lutheran Church of Honolulu celebrated my 35 years as organist — and the most amazing thing was that the rain held off until AFTER the party was over! It was so nice to see … Continue reading

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Vivace! photo album

A picture is worth a thousand words! so I am displaying the following photos taken by Dave Miyamoto & Co. Photography at last Saturday night’s fundraiser for the Oahu Choral Society, honoring Carl Crosier. Copies of the photos are available … Continue reading

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