Category Archives: Church music ~ 教会音楽

Duo Svyati to perform at Rikkyo

On May 27, 2017, Svyati Duo (Julian Collings, organ; Rebecca Hepplewhite, cello) returns from London to Rikkyo University’s All Saints Chapel (Ikebukuro Campus) for a concert of music for cello and organ.  The concert begins at 4:30 pm, and is … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Chigasaki – さよなら、茅ヶ崎

(日本語を追加しました)Goodbye, Chigasaki.  I enjoyed getting to know you for one short week.  Shall I list the charms of Chigasaki? Delicious Brioche breakfasts at the station before beginning my practice sessions. Cool ocean breezes wafting through town. Friendly people and an … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

This post could be variously titled “Easter at Rikkyo,” “I bought a wide-angle lens,” or “Two weeks without a day off.”  Your choice.  Whichever you choose, it is still Easter, and I wish you the best for the day.  In … Continue reading

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A nervous time 〜 緊張しています

Quite frankly, this is not my favorite time of year.  I don’t at all mind sitting through seven university entrance ceremonies, or directing the chapel choir at sixteen (!) separate chapel welcome ceremonies in three days.  What I dislike is … Continue reading

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Music and cycling, cycling and music 〜 音楽とサイクリング、サイクリングと音楽

Well, there really isn’t much other in life than music and cycling, is there?  I suppose a bit of worry about the crazy man in Washington DC does creep in now and then.  But I try to stay focused on … Continue reading

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