What do you have to say?

Something to say? One of the common problems in written communication is the lack of vocal tone and inflection. This can lead to gross misunderstandings when the receiver does not interpret the message with the same intention as the sender. Take today’s subject line: What do you have to say?

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Organ Performance Audios

As not all of my performances were recorded with video, I am including a few audio recordings for your listening pleasure below. François Couperin. “Elevation – Tierce en taille” from Messe pour les Convents. Cathedral of Auch, France. Organ from 1688 built by Jean de Joyeuse. Marcel Dupré. “Crucifixion” from

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Anniversaries: How to look ahead

Happy anniversary! With this newsletter, I celebrate my one-year publication anniversary. In case you missed that first issue, you can still see it here (and all the issues are listed here). Thank you to everyone for taking the time to share in my adventures of the past year. I hope

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Faith Is Like a Mystic Spirit – Video

Faith Is Like a Mystic Spirit – Video

Video of the first performance of Faith Is Like a Mystic Spirit during the Baccalaureate service for Gateway High School. Bel Canto Choir of Gateway High School Chris Barletta, conductor Wm. Glenn Osborne, composer and pianist Text by John Dalles

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A time to sow, a time to reap

A time to sow, a time to reap

There is a season While I can’t profess to know a lot about farming, I do know that there is a large chunk of time when the farmer must wait between when the crop is planted and when it is ready to harvest. There will be regular tasks to perform

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Faith Is Like a Mystic Spirit

Written May 11-2, 2014 for Chris Barletta and the Women’s Choir of Gateway High School in Kissimmee, Florida, with the first performance given at the Baccalaureate Mass at the end of May 2014. The text is by John Dalles and is included in the collection We Turn to God published

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Live at St. Thomas – NYC

Live at St. Thomas – NYC

Webcast Available Because I’m on the road attending the Association of Anglican Musicians conference in Washington, DC this week, this is going to be a super brief update. St. Thomas has updated their website to include the repertoire for this Sunday’s Festal Eucharist sung by the Orlando Deanery Boychoir and

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Summer adventures

Summer adventures

God Is Gone Up Last Thursday, it was my pleasure to attend the festival choral Eucharist at St. Richard’s Episcopal Church in Winter Park where the St. Richard’s Schola under the direction of Dr. Carl MaultsBy gave the premier performance of my composition God Is Gone Up. I was very

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The Chariot Rolls On!

The Chariot Rolls On!

The Chariot Rolls On What a delight it was Monday evening to hear the Bel Canto Choir from Gateway High School under the direction of Chris Barletta give the premier performance of my composition, The Chariot. Knowing that the students had only a few rehearsals to learn the piece, I

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A Year of God’s Favor

Originally written for the Diocesan Youth Choir formed to sing for the Chrism Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany, NY in 2005, This setting of Delores Dufner’s text “A Year of God’s Favor” is scored for SAB choir, piano and optional flute, oboe and violoncello. The

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