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Bach Cantata 111 in Delray Beach

My Chancel Choir at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Delray Beach, FL sang an excellent service of Choral Evensong on March 3. Included in that service was Bach's Cantata 111. 

Karl Henning's Op. 116

On August 19, 2018, I performed Karl Henning's Plotting (y is the new x), Op. 116 with excellent violinist Mei Mei Luo. The performance was recorded for YouTube, and you can view it here:


Messiah community singalong

I will be leading a community singalong Messiah in New Bedford, MA on Sunday, November 27 at 4pm. This charity event will be made up of singers from across the community, and you are cordially invited to come sing or…

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The Candy Store

Singer/songwriter Peter Neuendorffer is a member of the congregation at First Church in Boston. He has played for services on occasion, and his song "The Candy Store" has always struck me as something I'd like to set for choir.

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Folk rock and classical fare find a match

MANCHESTER — Think Joni Mitchell, Cat Stevens, Graham Nash-meets-Elizabethan composers. Mezzo-soprano Allison Messier teams up with harpsichordist Paul Cienniwa in a CD-release concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at The Derryfield School Performing Arts Auditorium, 2108 River Road. 

The duo…

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Warming up the choir


This photo was taken from the pre-concert warmup for Mendelssohn's Elijah with the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra in October 2015.

Music at First Church in Boston

In Gibbons’s ‘Cries,’ a social portrait, and a subtle warning

By Matthew Guerrieri Boston GLOBE CORRESPONDENT  

YALE CENTER FOR BRITISH ART

"Any Kitchen Stuff.”

Today, First Church in Boston offers a special service marking…

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Karl Henning: Plotting (y is the new x), Op.116

About a year ago, violinist EmmaLee Holmes-Hicks and I premiered a work by Karl Henning. What  a great piece! There are three sections: Introduction, Passacaglia, and Toccata. The video (below) highlights them quite clearly. Give it a listen!


 

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