Tag:  music


The Welsh Musical Heritage

The Welsh Musical Heritage

Welsh musical tradition has influenced my life in many ways, as I found on a recent trip to Wales, my first experience with this beautiful corner of the UK.


Christmas Music

Christmas Music

One of the many things I love about Christmas and the Christmas season is Christmas music. Here are a few of my recent favorites for your enjoyment.


The Songs Belong to Everyone

The Songs Belong to Everyone

Songs and music open our eyes and broaden our understanding in ways unlike anything else. They teach of human relationships and universal understanding.


Reality TV's Redeeming Quality

Reality TV's Redeeming Quality

I'm not a big fan of reality TV, but in a limited set of circumstances it does have a redeeming quality. However, you'll need to get past my rant first.


Virtual Choir 4 Released!

Virtual Choir 4 Released!

Eric Whitacre's Virtual Choir 4: Fly to Paradise has finally been released thanks to a great composer, a successful Kickstarter, and many talented singers.


Virtual Choir 4: Bliss

Virtual Choir 4: Bliss

It is gratifying to see what the Virtual Choir has become. So for those of you who don't think they can sing, you can now participate in another way.


Here Doing Good

Here Doing Good

As one lays down own‚€™s head each night, there‚€™s an important question to ask: 'Have I done any good in the world today?' Then go and do some good.


Universal Language

Universal Language

I love music. I truly do love it for a number of reasons. There is nothing in a culture that so openly tells you all you want to know as music.


Water Night

Water Night

2,945 people in 73 different countries, including war-torn Syria, provided 3,746 videos to the Virtual Choir 3 project. It is truly a world-wide choir.


One Day

One Day

I was interested to see that what was currently topping the list of most listened to music in iTunes was "One Day" by Matisyahu.


Man, Music and the World

Man, Music and the World

Music has the ability to move people, and therefore, by extension, to move the world. It is part of who we are as people. We must listen.


High School and the Art of Conducting

High School and the Art of Conducting

After work, I threw on a little music and headed down to the Springville Museum of Art, which is conveniently open late on Wednesdays. Art makes me happy.


I Can't Believe That's My Child

I Can't Believe That's My Child

The PS22 Chorus shows the importance of the teaching of the arts by someone passionate in our public schools.