Category: From Our Music Director

June 23, 2022

Well, it’s that time of year…Vacation Time! I need to take a bit of time over the next three weeks or so to regenerate and catch up with family—and, get some personal work done.

My plan is to be gone for the last week of June … read more.

June 2, 2022

Well, we have quite a musical line up for June!

Our Mixed Choir will give their last performance of the spring, so enjoy them while you can! COVID willing, we will hear them again in September after their summer break.Kevan Gardner, an LGBTQ rights advocate AND … read more.

May 19, 2022

Musically, two things have my attention this week:

First, a big “THANK YOU” to Darl Vander Linden, who has been coordinating volunteers who run the laptop for our screen at first service! Darl has done a beautiful job of this, but needs to be doing other things … read more.

April 14, 2022

The choir and I will be having a lot of fun for our Easter services this week! We’ll start with a prelude in place of our usual starting song, as we have been working on a beautiful version of Morning Has Broken that seemed like … read more.

April 7, 2022

Please do join us for this week’s services with Rev. Dr. Finley C. Campbell, a black Baptist minister and longtime UU, on the best tactics to use to reduce racism! Personally, I’m very excited to learn from him about this important subject. In the last … read more.

March 3, 2022

Well, finally we can move in a positive direction regarding our beloved Mixed Choir! This coming Sunday you will get to hear most of our former choir singing some familiar Transylvanian hymns for our Partner Church services. And we do have three new people! Julia … read more.

February 24, 2022

This week I want to speak about the Music Team, which serves the congregation by helping me with music ideas and feedback on services, plus acts as a conduit for our members to ask questions, give feedback on the Sunday music program and give suggestions … read more.

February 10, 2022

This coming Sunday, February 13, is full of musical Valentine’s treats for all of you! We are having the Weddle Twins as guests and you all know that means GOOD MUSIC! Their main piece will be Bob Dylan’s Blowin’ in the Wind, which all of … read more.

February 3, 2022

Don’t miss the poetry service this coming Sunday! I’ve seen the outline for Paul Lindholdt’s sermon, What Is Poetry Good For?, and I anticipate learning a bit and having some fun! Our pianist, Maura Kegley, will be playing a beautiful piece entitled Poem by Fibich … read more.

January 27, 2022

It was so much fun to have singing groups in December!!! I was hopeful we could keep it going in January and into the spring. But, of course, omicron was on us even before all our group rehearsals were over in December. So we are … read more.