Tag: music

We Are Plains People, And Our Music Has Tornadoes

April 26th, 2009, 3 Comments

There’s little that scares Kansans more than a good tornado. And, truth be told, there’s little that excites us more than a good tornado, either. After all, we know it’s going to be good for a story. Here on the plains, it is easy to remember how powerful nature really is. Weather sweeps in from […]

Flowers, Music, and Grandparents

April 12th, 2009, 1 Comment

Flowers I’ve written a lot lately about my Grandma Klassen, who passed away this week. But I’m going to start this post about my Grandma Goerzen. She died when I was just an infant. I never knew her, but as the years pass, it seems that I remember her better and better. After we moved […]

The Power of Love

March 16th, 2008, 5 Comments

A few years ago, Elvera Voth, a musician that grew up a few miles from here was back in the area. Her specialty is vocal music, and one evening, she led a hymn sing at our church. During the event, she talked about how much music can touch the heart. Elvera remembered many years ago […]

Vorsanger

March 9th, 2008, 11 Comments

This October, our church celebrates its hundredth anniversary. All this year, every so often, we are having brief “historical moments” during church. Today, our temporary choir director — and my high school band teacher — was a Vorsanger. He got up during church and discussed how hymn singing was done in the early days of […]

Church Choir

February 27th, 2008, 1 Comment

Every year on Good Friday, our church choir joins with the other church choir in the area for an evening choir program. This year we are performing The Seven Last Words of Christ by Theodore Dubois. It’s a challenging and beautiful piece. We’ll have our combined choir, plus pipe organ and various other instruments. Easter […]

An iPod under Linux

June 12th, 2006, 17 Comments

I finally purchased my first iPod: a black 60GB iPod video model. I had been holding off for years. The iPod sounded nifty, but I just didn’t quite go there. The thing that finally won me over was the camera connector. It lets you plug your iPod directly in to a digital camera. The iPod […]

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