Category: From Our Music Director

December 7, 2021

Well, do we have some December musical treats for YOU!!!

Last Sunday  you got to hear our new permanent pianist, Maura Kegley, play her beautiful arrangement of God Bless the Outcasts from The Hunchback of Notre Dame. She found she had lent her copy out, so … read more.

December 2, 2021

Finally, we have some good news about our search for a pianist! Maura Kegley, who has been our interim pianist since October 31, is coming on permanently with us! I am very happy about this. Maura has plenty of experience as not only a … read more.

November 24, 2021

I wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving in advance, as I will be visiting family over the holiday weekend. I leave the music for Sunday, November 28 in the capable hands and voices of Kelly LaGrutta and Peggy Eklof, who have planned a service … read more.

November 4, 2021

Come to church and hear our new Interim Pianist, Maura Kegley! I am so grateful to Nancy Avery for making the initial contact for us. Nancy knows Maura through the Spectrum Singers, as she was their accompanist until COVID got in the way. Maura has … read more.

Music Miscellany

First of all I want to respond to Dorothy Mehl and others who wanted the lyrics from Path of Peace, which I sang on Sunday, October 3:

Let us see the holy presence in those we call our enemies.
Let us see divine and perfect love shining … read more.

Church Pianist Contract Position Available Immediately

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane is looking for a good pianist for Sunday mornings between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. This time includes possible brief rehearsals before services, coordination time with the Music Director and two Sunday services. The weekly base pay is $130 … read more.

October 7, 2021

I have a mishap to report this week—our Interim Pianist, Dixie Marshall, had a nasty fall which broke the elbow of her left arm. She has had surgery, but will need to wait to see if it can heal properly. If not, she will need … read more.

September 30, 2021

Progress in the Music Department…

I have been working on a few “long term” things for music during September. The first one is to carefully put together a couple of small groups that feel safe singing together. I’d like a women’s trio and a mixed group … read more.

September 16, 2021

I want to give all of you an update on our transition to a new pianist. You will have noticed at this point that Dixie Marshall is here with us in an Interim capacity. I feel grateful to her for stepping in, when I asked, … read more.

August 19, 2021

In the last three weeks or so, your church music program has been dealing with COVID issues. Several Mixed Choir members had asked me if we couldn’t do something in the singing line—even if we could not perform on Sundays. So, I wrote the Choir … read more.