Tag Archives: Peter Hallock

Death and life

Over the past Christmas season, I was absolutely amazed to find out that the death of Carl Crosier was mentioned in at least a dozen Christmas newsletters — some of them not even family or relatives! So it was with … Continue reading

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Madison Square Garden?

Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 people for a concert. This blog was viewed 62,081 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Madison Square Garden, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.  … Continue reading

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A week of remembrance

All Saints was last weekend, but it has turned out to be an entire week of remembrance. All week long at Iolani chapel services, students and faculty were invited to bring pictures of their loved ones to be displayed and … Continue reading

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Peter Hallock: A Preliminary Perspective

The latest issue of The Journal of the Association of Anglican Musicians has been posted, in which the entire magazine has been devoted to the legacy of composer Peter Hallock. In addition to an extensive article by Hallock biographer, Jason … Continue reading

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Remembering Carl Crosier (1945-2014)

The following post has been reprinted from the Compline Underground blog written by Kenneth Peterson. Just four months after the death of Peter Hallock, founder of the Compline Choir in Seattle, we mourn the passing of Carl Crosier, Peter’s business associate and chief executor of his estate, … Continue reading

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A virtual interview

About a week ago, I got an email from Jason Anderson, about whom I’ve written posts as he is Peter Hallock’s successor as the director of the Compline Choir in Seattle. You may also remember that Jason was Peter’s biographer and … Continue reading

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Upcoming Fauré Requiem

We’re home for just a short nine days before taking off again across the pond. And on our “to-do” list is a performance of Gabriel Fauré’s beloved Requiem for the memorial service of our long-time friend, choral conductor Dale Noble who died … Continue reading

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The Hallock Institute

On Sunday afternoon at Peter Hallock’s funeral service, there was a special note in the program at the time of the offering: An offering of money is received. The offering will support the founding of the Hallock Institute, a shared … Continue reading

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Celebration Peter Hallock

  Of course, there wouldn’t be a celebration honoring Peter Hallock without the magic ingredient: FOOD! and this weekend was as much about eating as it was about music. Here are more pictures of Saturday’s clean-out-the-Hallock-liquor-cabinet party, as well as photos … Continue reading

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A numinous sendoff

On all accounts, Sunday’s funeral service for Peter Rasmussen Hallock (Nov. 19, 1924-April 27, 2014) was a church musician’s dream: absolutely sublime and beautiful music (performed to perfection), outstanding homily, liturgical actions done with beauty and care, and a full-capacity … Continue reading

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