Archive for December 2010

HOPE, LOVE AND GRACE

Sunday, December 26, 2010: HOPE, LOVE AND GRACE The little girl in the front row of the junior choir was the center of attention as her eyes wandered throughout the congregation and her attention far away from the singing.   In the past, this might have been a concern to me – but I knew the…

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SING-OFF

Sunday, December 19, 2010: SING-OFF There is current music show on NBC in its second season that has captured the attention of an audience of 9.3 million viewers.  I’ve become interested because the musical arranger/producer of the show arranges vocal charts for Revv52 – a performance group which I’m involved with.  The name of the…

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ALIVE IN THE CREATIVE

Monday, December 13, 2010: ALIVE IN THE CREATIVE I listened to a brilliant “speak” by Sir Ken Robinson about the current state of education.  The academic, the non academic, the abstract and the theoretical are all part of how we categorize and view education during these times.  According to Robinson – this is all a…

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CREATING LIVE MUSIC

Tuesday, December 7, 2010: CREATING LIVE MUSIC We transformed the great room into a recording space on Sunday night.  Out came the Christmas decorations and in came the cameras, the recording gear, the drums, the musicians and microphones. I was looking forward to this recording session because the musicians, the sound engineer and the videographers…

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