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As many of us face practice times in very cold churches (it is below zero as I write this today), we begin Lent and all the work that will lead up to a glorious (and warmer, we hope!) Easter. We wish…
Here we are, in the bleak midwinter (this is being written as the East Coast receives “snow on snow”)—with the glorious holidays behind us, and now at the start of a new year. It’s a good time to…
This is one of the busiest times of the year for many of us—practicing, rehearsals, extra services, seasonal tunings, and all the usual holiday preparations and festivities. And there may be time to…
We are already at the Thanksgiving holiday, which for church musicians means the busy schedule of Advent and Christmas is just ahead. See the listing of upcoming music events in this newsletter, and…
As we near the end of October, THE DIAPASON is filled with announcements of appointments, honors, management, concert series, and festivals, along with news of organbuilders. To read the news stories…
As the new church and school year gets underway, THE DIAPASON calendar is filled with events. We highlight some of these below: concert series, recital tours, conferences, and competitions, along…
As summer draws to a close, we have much to report. Vincent Dubois has been named Visiting Artist in Organ at the University of Michigan, Barbara Harbach has been named a Curators’ Professor in the…
There is much good news to report in this issue: David Cassan named winner of the Haarlem International Organ Improvisation Competition; the appointments of Simon Berry (Orgues Létourneau), Trevor…
Welcome to THE DIAPASON eNEWS. In this issue we note the passing of James Leslie Boeringer and Ruth Ann Hofstad Ferguson. Summer recitals are being presented by Philip Crozier and David Jonies;…
Welcome to THE DIAPASON eNEWS. In this issue we note the retirement of Marilyn Mason, who has served for 67 years at the University of Michigan, the addition of Martin Baker and Jens Korndörfer to…