Today is Friday the 13th, and there is a full moon. Are you hiding under a ladder?
That takes care of the first part of the headline…here’s the rest. At the website allofbach.com, the Netherlands Bach Society is releasing a new recording of a Bach work every Friday (that’s today! Still afraid?). They’re on the way to recording the entire Bach output. Among the currently available recordings is Cantata 61, which would not be out of reach for a good church choir… well…except maybe the singing in German part.
Finally, in the “in case you missed it” category, earlier this week we added the wonderful resource 111 Tips to Survive Music Ministry by Creator writer Margaret Marcuson to our store. Join all your friends and colleagues who have gotten a copy this week…you’ll be glad you did…
At a recent conference I asked a colleague if he prayed with his choir and was involved with visiting choir members if they were hospitalized. I was surprised when he responded with “that isn’t my job.”
…Whichever title the individual church prefers; Director of Music or Minister of Music, should not you consider the position as one who cares and shares the joys and concerns of the persons in his/ her charge? Surely we should consider the work we do more than…
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