By the Dawn's Early Light

By the Dawn's Early Light

I remember some performances particularly for their music, others for the musicians, and still others for their memorable setting. This spring the UT Tyler Patriot Singers experienced all three as we performed the National Anthem to open a Mavericks NBA game at the American Airlines Center in Dallas…

"At least an octave"

"At least an octave"

A few years ago I observed a humorous dialogue between a church music director and her choir. The singers had been working on the classic hymn, 'How Great Thou Art,' and after finishing the final verse the director sought to inspire her sopranos with the following words, "when you come to the last chorus, do that thing that sopranos do"...