Easter Version of Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen

I love Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”, my kids have sung it in choir and when I heard the following version by Kelley Mooney written with spiritual and liturgical lyrics I knew I wanted to post the song and video on my Read More …

I Believe, in Music and In Life

Where in the United States does 75% of a high school student body participate in music? I have been blessed that music is a part of my life and my children have enjoyed choir and band in a school where musical arts is not dead but thriving. Read More …

“Brother, My Brother”, a Tribute to Veterans

Across the country schools take time out to celebrate and honor our countries veterans, here is a preview of how a small Nebraska High School choir honors our veterans. Read More …

Where Poppies Grow, In Flanders Field

Veterans Day is a time for everyone, including our schools to thank the servicemen and women for their service. Flanders Field is sung by the high school choir in Nebraska just for that reason. Read More …

Day 137/365: Choir Performance Wins Top Score at District Music Contest

I never get tired of bragging about the students at Elmwood-Murdock High School, especially when my son and daughter are involved. Here our choir performs at the district music contest the song “Things That Never Die”. They received “1’s”  from Read More …

The Arts Are Alive in a Small Nebraska Town

I live in the small community of Elmwood–Murdock Nebraska. Really they are two separate towns, six miles apart, but we are a community that share together. We share a common culture, a choice for living outside of a metropolitan area Read More …