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The next generation of organists

This morning I went to the 8:00 am service at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu where two of my young students played the prelude and postlude. It was Faith and Arts Sunday, the day that members of the congregation showcase … Continue reading

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Lab Girl . . . everywhere I turn!

I was watching the PBS Newshour tonight, as I do every night, and there was an interview with Jeffrey Brown and Hope Jahren, a geobiologist who has won three Fulbrights and wrote a New York Times bestseller called Lab Girl, She has been … Continue reading

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Digging out from under

People have asked me about my “vacation,” and I feel like saying, “I need a vacation from my vacation!” or “I need to come back to work to relax!” In a nutshell, during my 30 nights away from Hawaii: At … Continue reading

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Christian Broadway

  Deep in the heart of Mennonite and Amish country of Lancaster, Pennsylvania is the Sight & Sound theatre where we saw an impressive production of “Joseph” — and the contrasts between the two cultures could not be more stark. … Continue reading

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ALCM Opening Eucharist

One of the unique and most enjoyable activities of Association of Lutheran Church Musician (ALCM) conferences are the meaningful worship services, and this morning’s service was certainly on a par with other conference services. That meant hearing the thrilling sound of … Continue reading

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Day One: ALCM Thousand Oaks

Earlier in the week, we have been at the Region 4 conference of the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians (ALCM) held at California Lutheran University in cool Thousand Oaks, CA. The theme of the conference was “Behold I Tell You … Continue reading

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A family affair

We’ve scarcely been home for a couple of days, and trying to adjust to the 12-hour time difference between Hawaii and Europe, and we’ll soon have to think about traveling again. As Vice President of Region 4 of the Association … Continue reading

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Alleluia Mass this Sunday

This Sunday, June 26th, John Alexander will be away attending a niece’s graduation and he asked Carl to conduct the 8 am ensemble. That means you’ll have to put up with me playing the piano. Sorry! On the schedule will … Continue reading

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The Alleluia Mass

At LCH, there is such a wide variety of music which is offered, from ancient chant; to Renaissance polyphony; to the giant of the Baroque, Johann Sebastian Bach; to music by present day composers.  You may find it surprising that … Continue reading

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