Category Archives: AGO

Upcoming Programs

I have several things coming up. On October 26 and 27, I will be speaking for the NYU orchestras. Again, the programs will be in the Frederick Loewe Theatre. More info to come. On October 29, I will be participating … Continue reading

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Learning Dupré

After many false starts–interrupted for various reasons–I’m in for the distance this time. I’m hard at work on the Dupré opus 7. I played the G minor prelude and fugue a number of times some years ago, including for my … Continue reading

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Down Time

School’s out, but there’s much on my plate. This gets to be the heavy season for my Guild work, for one thing. Also, church isn’t out for the summer, and there is much to do there. But there is a … Continue reading

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Transitions, Good and Bad

One hopes and prays for gracious transitions–whether one is on the way in or out, succeeding or being succeeded. In the last five years, I have had two outbound transitions that were marred with negativity by the newcomer. In both … Continue reading

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Just Published

My review of the 2014 Boston AGO convention, current issue of THE DIAPASON, out now or very soon. (I shared the reviewing task with Joyce Robinson, new editor of the magazine, and have enjoyed working with her very much!)

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Just Published

Several reviews in the new issue of The American Organist (August 2014). A book on Bach by Russell Stinson, titled J. S. Bach at His Royal Instrument; the new Breitkopf edition of Bach; and a new organ composition by Calvin … Continue reading

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Boston AGO

Just back from the Boston AGO convention. I’ve published a few pieces about the experience–which was great–on my public Facebook page. Please visit it, and give me a like! I’ll be writing some reviews this week, and will let you … Continue reading

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