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Joey Fala at Woolsey Hall

Drum roll, please … Here is the video for fantastic Joey Fala at the Woolsey Hall organ at Yale University for his graduate organ recital! Here’s the program, with notes found on the internet: Edward Elgar, Pomp and Circumstance, March … Continue reading

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Winter clothes at the organ!

I had heard people on the mainland talk about it on Facebook, but it was not until today that I received my November issue of The Diapason, (An international monthly magazine devoted to the organ, the harpsichord, carillon and church … Continue reading

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The richness of the Yale experience

On my last day in New Haven, Joey Fala let me into the Woolsey Hall organ practice rooms and I was able to practice before leaving for Honolulu. I did make some progress although my left hand still is not back … Continue reading

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My office today

With the threat of a snowstorm, my flight back to Honolulu was cancelled this morning, and the earliest I could leave would be Wednesday morning. So it was with some gladness that I received a text message from Joey Fala: … Continue reading

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The teacher becomes the student

Today Joey Fala took me on a tour of the 16 pipe organs on the Yale University campus, which we organists call an organ crawl. According to Wikipedia, “An organ crawl is a tour of several pipe organs at different locations in an area, … Continue reading

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Fire in the belly

What a great honor it has been for me to come all the way from Hawaii and to hear how far my former student, Joey Fala, has come! When I told the bus driver why I was here in New … Continue reading

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The legendary Woolsey Hall organ

On Thursday at 3 pm, I left my Honolulu condo for the airport, and it wasn’t until Friday afternoon about 3:15 pm that I walked into my New Haven hotel. Luckily I got upgraded to first class on the long … Continue reading

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Former students’ luncheon

Yesterday I hosted a luncheon for my former students who are home from college for Christmas vacation and although it was a smaller group from last year, what a joyful and high energy reunion it was! Because I just came … Continue reading

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Organ Masterclass

This afternoon I attended an organ masterclass with Martin Jean, formerly of Valparaiso University, and now teaching at Yale University. You can read about all his accomplishments by reading the Wikipedia article by clicking here. In case you haven’t been … Continue reading

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