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Good Church

I had the privilege of attending the installation of The Rt. Rev. Michael Curry as Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church this past Sunday at Washington National Cathedral. I slipped in after playing two services at St. Alban’s that morning, … Continue reading

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Transitioning to Excellence

What did Adam say to Eve as they were leaving the Garden of Eden? “Think of this as a time of transition, Eve.” I joined 80 colleagues, musicians and clergy working in the Episcopal church, in Chicago recently for a … Continue reading

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South Africa – A Final Reflection

I have returned now from my month in Cape Town, with a few extra days in Istanbul on the way home, and I offer these final reflections on some of the things I thought about and experienced while away. The … Continue reading

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For Our Eyes Only?

On Saturday morning I attended a funeral.  The service was for a individual that I didn’t know well, if at all, relatively speaking.  To be honest, and because I had just returned from a marvelous three-day getaway, the thought of donning a … Continue reading

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Common Cause

I usually write every year around this time about my experiences at the annual conference of The Association of Anglican Musicians, and having spent the past two years on a committee that planned last week’s conference in Washington, D.C., I’m … Continue reading

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Sanctus, Sanctus, Sanctus

I had an occasion last week to work with a large choir from a high school in Pennsylvania, listening to them sing some wonderful repertoire, tasked with making any observations and comments that might prove helpful as they prepared for … Continue reading

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Evensong – A Rebuttal

While I was away on sabbatical I was very good about staying away from email and the internet in general, but I did need to find something on the St. Alban’s website one day and noticed a Daily Cup titled … Continue reading

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