Tag Archive: Texas Wesleyan

Apr 20

We the people…

The wake up call came at 4:30am. We loaded our bags in the bus and headed for the airport. We spent two hours cued up in a long line to check in and then came the news. Our flight was delayed by about 14 hours! We would be getting in to Chicago in the late …

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Apr 16

Once in a lifetime Concert experience

(I’m posting this one out of sequence because I’m too excited about what just happened) As we pulled into Guiyang’s Grand Theatre, “Jackie”, our guide, told us his mother would be watching tonight’s concert on television.  This was of course the first we had heard of this and were pretty excited.  We all entered the …

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Apr 15

Rehearsal at the Grand Theatre of Gui Yang

Our next stop was at the Grand Theatre of Guiyang to rehearse our pieces.  It was on this trip that I realized we had a police escort in front of our caravan of busses.  This police presence would remain throughout our stay and from the way our bus driver honked his horn, we were apparently …

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Apr 09

Elisions Video – from my Senior Concert

All the pieces from my Senior Concert are available to stream via YouTube.  You can watch the entire concert or just a piece here – http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2C42706E274F0890 or just hit play here:

Apr 09

Sendoff Concert Preparations

A couple weeks ago we had a meeting with Irene Chase about the final details of our upcoming trip to Guiyang, China.  We learned at this meeting that we needed to prepare to sing the Chinese national anthem at the signing ceremony.  Not wishing to cause an international incident I volunteered to find an arrangement …

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Feb 23

Wesleyan Chamber Singers Accept Invite to China

In October the Texas Wesleyan Chamber Singers sang for signing of the declaration of Fort Worth‘s sister city –Guiyang, China. The mayor from Guiyang then invited our choir to be his guest at the signing in his home city. Thanks to a generous donation and the efforts of our Dr. Bierschenk (our director), Dr. Fisher …

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Oct 01

A Brief History

I have enjoyed a relatively successful career as a professional pianist, vocalist, director, producer and educator. I taught upper school music at All Saints’ Episcopal School in Fort Worth from 2007-2010. Prior to that I was the full time director of Fine Arts at Aledo United Methodist Church where, in addition to providing direction and …

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