Here’s a full-length video of our Frozen Friday concert at Central Union Church! Credit and our mahalo goes to Patrick Dougherty for putting this together.
A couple of years ago the Hawaii Food Bank put out the word that they were running short on some basic staple foods as the holidays were approaching and several of the local service organizations made plans to help out. There wasn’t much time to organize things as we only had a couple days notice so we […]
So here’s the deal…YouTube is massive. Seriously massive. When I’m puttering in my workshop I’ll search for a musician or band or musical genre followed by the word “concert” and get a zillion things to listen to via my bluetooth-enabled little boom box. Very cool. There are also audio books and recordings of pretty much […]
Just a head’s up that Amazon is no longer making donations via the Goodshop interface. They’ve started up their own version called Amazon Smile. You can register and do your shopping at https://smile.amazon.com/ and buying eligible products will result in a 0.5% donation to the charity of your choice. Eligible products will have “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” […]
Shamelessly stolen from around the web and gently modified to use here, I give you: Murphy’s Laws for Susie Duprey: The music stand you get will wobble. Singers late for rehearsal are always those who sit in the first row. The longer the rests, the less likely a section will enter after them. At least […]
Famous things that happened over the years on August 6th: Denton True “Cy” Young pitched and won his 1st major league baseball game. The first case of motion sickness in space was reported (I bet that got messy). Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act prohibiting voting discrimination against minorities. “Oh! Calcutta!” (which was […]
Not specific to the Joy of Music…and All That Jazz but more about the environment that has helped to nurture and grow the Windward Choral Society into the group of singers who can make such a fundraising event happen. A non-auditioned community chorus is a rare thing and the support of the community is the blood […]