The Talley’s – Standing Room Only!

We would all agree that attending concerts is fun.  Music, laughter, and jokes from favorite artists encourage your spirit and push everyday worries to the back of your mind, allowing you to relax and enjoy a great time with other Believers.  On the other hand, there is nothing that can match attending a concert with…

Song of a Lifetime Showcase – NQC

Saturday – the last day of NQC.  Though I was sad that day came so soon, I was looking forward to the day’s events and showcases.  The Song of a Lifetime showcase hosted by Phil Cross was definitely one of the week’s highlights for me; in fact, I would dare to say that it was…

Monday Night Main Stage – NQC!

Monday, the first official day of the National Quartet Convention!  To say that there was excitement in the air would be an understatement!  I was so excited I spent almost the entire night in Main Stage and didn’t even realize it.  LOL.  Gerald Wolfe and Karen Peck were our hosts for the evening, and they…

Video Blog – Highlights From SHS!

Here are some evening highlights from the Steve Hurst School of Music.  These by no means represent even the smallest portion of school life – there’s so much more!!!  You’ll watch Joyce read a letter to Steve as he tries to guess “who” the author is – I really giggled at the answer he shouted…

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…

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…

CD Review: Lauren Talley – Songs In The Night

This solo project by Lauren Talley was released in the summer of 2010, and if you have heard her talk about these songs, you’ll realize how special they are to Lauren and can become the same to you or a friend. With her current radio single from this Cd, In Christ Alone, doing very well…

Book Review – Songs In The Night

Songs In The Night By: Lauren Talley Introduction: In 2010, Lauren Talley released a brand new solo Cd, Songs In The Night.  At that time, a companion book was also published with the same title.  From this testimonial, we glean a firsthand account of her struggle with adrenal disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, and her amazing…

The Southern Gospel Bookshelf – Introduction

It is my pleasure to introduce to my readers a new category on my blog ~ The Southern Gospel Bookshelf!  If you love to read, and like myself have often wondered, “where are all the books about Southern Gospel Music?” – this new feature should be able to point you in the right direction. The…