This past Sunday, the members of the church choir at Christ Church, Bay Ridge Brooklyn, stayed after the service and sang with me. I've been writing a submission for the Dear Harvey "contest" being held by the San Francisco Gay Men's Choir. The singers in this choir are so good. And they're also young, fresh, talented, can read music, and sing just about anything. We sang, in the service, a Beethoven "Hallelujah" that would have taken most choirs months to learn.
Here is a new performance of Lazarus Come Out, recorded March 11, 2012 with the sanctuary choir at Christ Church, Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Mark Janas, conductor. Read Post
For the new year, can I brag on "my" choir as they sang and played the Gloria Jubilus from the Mass I've been composing. Mark Janas conducting the Christ Church Bay Ridge sanctuary choir. Kalle Toivio, organist. Read Post
This is the first thing I see after entering Christ Church Bay Ridge. It's a beautiful building which the members dearly love and protest. The beautiful stained glass lets in lots of sunlight. Also in the picture, Minister of Music ... Read Post