Tribute Quartet – Setting A New Standard

Earlier this year I was looking forward to seeing Tribute Quartet in Grove, Oklahoma, but after a tornado hit the area a few days before the concert, the event was understandably cancelled. Some may remember the big tornado that flattened Joplin, MO this past May, and the twister that cancelled the Tribute concert also occurred…

GIVE-A-WAY: The Brumley Bundle

Let’s see how quickly we can give-a-way this little bundle of goodies! The first person to answer the trivia question below correctly will win an autographed “Senior Moment” t-shirt from Legacy Five (Tim Parton signed this shirt just before he resigned), size XL. We have a distinctive item brought to us from Scott Howard that…

Brumley Sing – Quartet Night

The Brumley Sing celebrated their 43rd Anniversary this year, and Saturday evening’s “quartet night” is a great way to end such an event. The line-up for Saturday was:  Tribute Quartet, The Dixie Echoes, Dove Brothers, Dennis Swanberg, The Mark Trammell Quartet, Blackwood Quartet and Legacy Five.  I missed Dennis Swanberg and the Blackwoods ‘cause I…

BLACKOUT AT BRUMLEY!

Southern Gospel Music fans travel from all over the country to attend the Brumley Sing.  What a blessing then, to have it so close to home!  Lebanon, Missouri is only a hop, skip and a jump for great Gospel Music!  A new venture that Brumley has been including in addition to their evening concerts, are…

Carpet Glue, Chicken and Cake!

Well, it’s here, the final day of the Steve Hurst School of Music!  This year seemed like the week went by really fast!  ***sad***  Since it was the 20th Anniversary, Steve decided to end classes at noon and just go into an all-out celebration the rest of the day!  Though the day was considerably shortened…

Thursday at SHS – Mountains, Music and Gold

“Whatever He gives you – take that opportunity.” – Steve Hurst Steve led the morning Chapel service with a short devotion of Psalm 133.  He pointed out that in this short chapter there are two mountains mentioned.  “As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion : for…

Substitute Teachers and Singing Homecoming Style!

The familiar tune of Mansion Over The Hilltop greeted me as I walked into Chapel on Wednesday morning.  Jeff Stice was on stage at the piano creating those beautiful chords and phrases.  (Warning: musical terms!)  Once everyone came in and was settled, we enjoyed a solo from Mary Anne, one of the vocal teachers.  She…

Tuesday At SHS – The Piano Fan Fair and Much More!

Though my mind was ready for another day, my stomach was not…it was crazy to realize that according to the time zone my body was accustomed to, I was getting up at 5:00 a.m. – eating breakfast at 6:00 a.m. – having lunch at 10:30 – and consuming dinner at 3:30 p.m. – and not…

Monday At The Steve Hurst School Of Music

“We get so busy with good things we forget to stop and say, ‘God, the One I love the most is You” – Steve Hurst On Monday I was up before my alarm clock went off!  Excited would be a good word to describe what I was feeling in spite of losing an hour’s sleep…

Steve Hurst School Of Music Kick-Off!

For those who missed my Tweet at the beginning of the week, here’s the skibbies – no, I did not go incommunicado this week! I arrived at the University to find that they did not have internet in the rooms as they did last year!  So, there went my plans for blogging daily.  *** BIG…