Let Us Sing

I recently began reading “Sing for Your Life: A Story of Race, Music, and Family.” The book chronicles the life of Ryan Green, winner of the 2011 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. At one very low point in Ryan’s life, while locked up...

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Requiem for the Living

Having experienced the triumphant joy and looming sadness of Palm Sunday morning, we find ourselves facing grief head-on and grappling with the sorrow that is common to all human existence.  We long for rest and peace, but we become...

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In Your Hearts

In my article last month, I quoted from Ephesians 5: “… but be filled with the Spirit, as you sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs among yourselves, singing and making melody to the Lord in your hearts, giving thanks to God the Father...

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Moments for Music

The ways in which we make music have certainly changed this past year. We cannot simply gather in a room to sing our favorite hymn, and even our best efforts to make music together (safely) can be difficult. However, music remains a much-needed...

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