Archive for September, 2013

Every Star has a Song

Monday, September 30th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Even the universe has a better voice than I do! In my book I wrote about how astronomy professor Dr. Mark Whittle converted the first 400,000 years of the Cosmic Microwave Background into notes from a standard octave of a ...

Lovely Day! Even if I don’t see it the same as all of you!

Saturday, September 28th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

I took this test for color vision and apparently I am way, way, color blind. I knew I was fuzzy on greens and blues, but I scored a 96. Zero is actually the best in this test, so ...

Pictures from my West Chester University ACDA Talk

Friday, September 27th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Theresa Whitehead, the Treasurer & Secretary of the West Chester University chapter of the American Choral Director Association, sent me some pictures from my talk there last weekend. Everybody looks so nice! I adopted them all but it was over ...

The Newest Gentle Saints and Glorious Heroes

Thursday, September 26th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

“To sing in a choir is the quickest, surest, and best way to become intimate with music, to get close to the seat of its emotional life, where its heart-throbs can be felt and heard ... to hold communion with ...

Don’t Scare me like that, Composers!

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

I swear, I have completely lost any capacity at memory it seems. Something recently made me remember writing about how hard it is to achieve ensemble rhythm sometimes. It's one thing for a bunch of singers to be ...