Archive for April, 2014

Siblings Day

Friday, April 11th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

I just learned that today is Siblings Day (who knew?). I have to get ready for a trip to Boston so I'm reposting something I wrote here in 2007. Good lord, I've been blogging here for seven years ...

Gaetana Midolo and Commerce Street

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

On the recent anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire I posted about a young victim, Gaetana Midolo, who lived near me on Commerce Street. Some believe that she lived at 143 Commerce Street because that's what it says on ...

New Choir Show

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Whatever happened to the USA show It Takes a Choir, the show that was supposed to premiere last year? It was going to be Gareth Malone's show The Choir, but set here in the U.S. I just heard ...

Beyond the Concert Hall — Harvard University

Monday, April 7th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I'm participating in a symposium at Harvard University, sponsored by the Harvard Music Department. John Maclay, the director of The Choral Society of Grace Church, and I will be talking about singing and community. From their program: "Exploring the ...

Ronan Farrow vs CNN

Sunday, April 6th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I turned on the news. CNN was, as usual, reporting endlessly but saying nothing new about missing flight MH370. And, as usual, they were flashing the now meaningless, comical words "Breaking News." It's absolutely maddening. I ...