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43 years later

This morning I was back as an organ substitute at the Church of Holy Nativity, where I played under director Keane Ishii. He announced to the choir that my husband Carl and I were like his “parents in music,” (see my previous … Continue reading

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My last Baccalaureate

Tonight was the Iolani School Class of 2015 Baccalaureate service — my twenty-first* and my last as Chapel Organist — and I couldn’t help but think back to my own Baccalaureate, long ago at the Burbank Starlight Bowl, where I … Continue reading

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Sisyphus

This past weekend I played the Baccalaureate service at Iolani School, as I have done for the last 20 years. And every time I do, I can’t help but think back to my own high school baccalaureate which I played … Continue reading

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Blame Queen Victoria

After I wrote that last post about the wedding music on Downton Abbey, I received a question as to whether the John Stanley Trumpet Voluntary in D would really have been used in that era (1912–1921). My colleague from Trinity … Continue reading

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