Category Archives: Musical Adventures

A Week Full of Music

This past week I have experienced conducting and performing music more than I have in about 10 years. Last Sunday, I conducted a concert with the Iberia Community Band. I have not been music director and conductor of a concert … Continue reading

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Conducting the Lafayette Concert Band

Some pictures of myself conducting my composition “God Rest Ye” with the Lafayette Concert Band on Sunday. They all did an amazing job playing the piece.

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From Darkness to Light

The title of this year’s Winter Concert with the Galveston College Choir was “From Darkness to Light.” It was a good concert with a variety of pieces and soloists. The concert began with voice students of my part timer Larry … Continue reading

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Music of TV, Film and Stage

Welcome to an evening of spectacle and entertainment. The theme tonight is Music from TV, Film and Stage. * From the musical “Annie Get Your Gun”    There‚Äôs No Business Like Show Business    Music and Words by Irving Berlin * From … Continue reading

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From Fall to Winter

The title of this year’s Winter Concert with the Galveston College Choir was “From Fall to Winter.” It was a great concert with a variety of pieces and soloists. The concert began with voice students of my part timer Larry … Continue reading

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Graduation Again

It seems that a good part of my adult life has been going to graduations. I have been obviously to my high school graduation, one for my AA degree, one for my BM and another for my MM. I have … Continue reading

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Performances

Jennifer and I had to get up very early to pick up AD and JK. They took a 6a flight since it was cheaper. We then went to Le Peep for breakfast before heading down to Galveston. Got to my … Continue reading

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What a Great Feeling

Woke up and had free breakfast at the hotel and walked to the college for the Fresno New Music Festival. It began with a master class with professor emeritus Jack Fortner. He talked about his music and his compositional approach … Continue reading

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PTK

I played piano for the PTK honor society induction ceremony which was at 6:30p. The guest speaker was the president of our college. It was a great speech from a very good speaker. After the ceremony was free food and … Continue reading

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Music of Moving Pictures

The title of this years Late Winter Concert with the Galveston College Choir was “The Music of Moving Pictures.” The choir performed the 1st half. * That’s Entertainment    Music by Arthur Schwartz    Words by Howard Dietz * From “Dido and … Continue reading

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