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Three Decembers

I had already purchased my ticket to the Hawaii Opera Theatre’s production of “Three Decembers,” starring the great Frederica Von Stade, and was looking forward to being able to walk to the Hawaii Theatre (which is only two blocks from … Continue reading

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A friend in need

You’ve heard the expression, “A friend in need is a friend indeed”? There are two meanings to this proverb: A true friend is one who helps you when you are in need.   If one of your friends is in need … Continue reading

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Birthday present

Imagine my delight when I opened up today’s online edition of our local newspaper, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser! The editors ran the same photo of Carl as appeared in his obituary, one that I had never seen before it was published last year. … Continue reading

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Jamming with a church organist

Four years ago, our visiting organist, Hyunju Hwang, had heard about a live jam session happening every Thursday night at the Hilton Pasadena and decided to check it out. She was very curious to learn what kind of music-making could happen with … Continue reading

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A story instead of an obituary

My sister-in-law, Carol Rodi (Carl Crosier’s sister) made the comment recently, “It’s SOOOO expensive to live in Hawaii, and it’s even MORE expensive to die!” We were meeting with people at the mortuary, who were more than happy to do anything … 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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Fortepiano hits the mainstream

This morning when we opened the Star Advertiser paper, we eagerly looked for Steven Mark’s article about the fortepiano — and were not disappointed.  Click the link here to read the story. As usual, Mark’s article was filled with many … Continue reading

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Covering the bases

It’s often been said that the Lutheran Church of Honolulu is the best-kept secret in town. Hopefully that is no longer the case, especially since we have been working hard to publicize the upcoming Mozart Konzerts on Saturday, October 1st … Continue reading

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A miracle by any measure

We have just now received word that our May 13-14 performances of Bach’s monumental Mass in B Minor were a success in every way — we knew that they were an artistic triumph, but now we have just learned that … Continue reading

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The countdown begins!

It’s less than two weeks until LCH’s upcoming performances of Bach’s “Mass in B Minor,” May 13 and 14, 7:30 pm. Here is a status report on what’s happening around the LCH campus: 1. The choir will resume rehearsals tomorrow … Continue reading

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