If with all your hearts

click here to play song on SoundCloud “If With All Your Hearts” from the oratorio Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn For a moment, I want to say, “Thank You.” You, our audience member, our listener, our reader, are why we do this. Thank you for being on the other side of that screen and for giving…

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“Bring Him Home”

In “Bring Him Home” Jean Valjean sings a prayer over Marius while he sleeps that sounds like it’s part lullaby, part heart cry, part reflection on his own mortality.  Valjean is anticipating a horrible battle the next morning with the odds stacked against them. Kretzmer’s words show a change in Valjean through this song. At…

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Let’s Take it From the Top

What’s up world!  The past couple of years have been a whirlwind!  Naomi and I are parents-times-four now.  We also have our own home.  As you could probably tell from my last post, the segue out of full-time music was not an easy one, but it was a necessary one.  The transition into corporate America…

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