Tag Archives: St. Theresa’s Co-Cathedral

The passing of a curmudgeon

Yesterday I received word about the death of David Stuart Kayner, and although his death was not unexpected, it still means the passing of an era. I always thought my husband, Carl Crosier, would outlive him, but it turned out … Continue reading

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Beeping like crazy!

After the Early Music Hawaii concert on Friday night, my FaceBook account kept beeping me with ‘Like’ notifications and comments. I was “tagged” in several of the posts, and so my computer beeped every time someone pressed “Like” or wrote … Continue reading

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Total ‘Triumph’

Tonight’s all-women’s Early Music Hawaii concert, “Triumph Against the Odds,” had Carl Crosier’s fingerprints all over it — a total triumph, in terms of programming, execution, and the added bonus of a great audience. Carl selected all the women who sang in … Continue reading

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A funeral as publicity for a concert?

No sooner did I put away the extra programs for Carl Crosier’s funeral mass that I am now embroiled in preparation for another program — for Early Music Hawaii’s concert, Triumph Against the Odds, which will be next Friday, September 19th at … Continue reading

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Requiem

For those of you who were unable to attend the Requiem Mass for Carl Crosier (1945-2014), I am now posting the service booklet and the audio of the entire service here. If you would like to listen to the audio … Continue reading

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Carl’s final gift

Over and over, people came up to tell me that they felt that Carl Crosier had given Honolulu a final gift — the music at his funeral mass and the whole experience was so achingly beautiful and so uplifting that they … Continue reading

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At home mini-concert

On Sunday we entertained our first guests, er, they entertained us since my husband, Carl Crosier, was released to hospice care in our home. It was The Stark Family, who put on a most enjoyable mini-concert with all four members of the … Continue reading

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A journey fulfilled

Judging by the many comments I received on my FaceBook page when I posted the photo above, I thought I had better give you an additional explanation of Carl Crosier’s journey to this place in his life. It began at Queen … Continue reading

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Still working ahead

On FaceBook the other day, several of my friends passed around “11 Things You Should Know About Your Musician Friends” and I didn’t think most of them would apply to church musicians. Orenda Fink opens with: Musicians can be a lot of … Continue reading

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The church as a concert venue

Like hundreds of other people, last Friday night we were at St. Theresa’s Co-Cathedral attending a performance of the Verdi Requiem by the Hawaii Vocal Arts Ensemble, Masterworks Festival Chorus, and members of the Hawaii Symphony. I couldn’t help but think … Continue reading

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