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music for Palm Sunday - Aria “Mich vom Stricken meiner Sünden” from Reinhard Keiser's Brockes Passion

Another year of the Holy Week Series, already the fourth since my life turned upside down. Four years of not being a musician anymore. How time flies. 345 more words


Holy Week Preparations

Scores of music, coffee and my open laptop to Planning Center Online equals this music director’s Tuesday afternoon on a chilly spring day.  I have gone, almost entirely, through the season of Lent with the stress of finding just the right music for Palm Sunday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.   276 more words

Church Music

Broken Hearts

Yes, it’s been a while. Some of you have emailed me out of concern, and I deeply appreciate your thoughtfulness. What of the letter to my parents explaining my turn from faith? 1,344 more words

"With love in your heart as the only song"

A Tribute and Memorial to Bill Brewer……….

I have sung under the baton of many choral directors and church musicians during my musical career. Some of them I have loved dearly, others I have quickly forgotten. 839 more words

The Sound of Keys: Modern Worship Instrumentation

If you track the worship sections of church service podcasts, you can’t help but notice a couple of subtle shifts taking place in what instruments are on stage. 333 more words

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The Pastor in the Larger Community – This is one of a series currently running at Pomomusings: “…I thought it was some Christian youth thing, but found out it was a free community event that was requesting people to give five minute presentations about something they were passionate about. 1,419 more words

Lenten Dilemna

It’s been ages since I’ve felt inspired to make an entry here. I have been struggling away with my church attendance, and organ playing, and prayer life, and attempts to do good things in the world, and making a mess of all but the third– prayer life. 325 more words