The Sun, the Sea and the Singing

This year I had a mission.  There was something I wanted to see, but it wasn’t just a port of call or an artist singing my favorite song.  I wanted to see the sun rise over the water.  Of course, there are photos online of such things, but I wanted to experience it in person. …

NQC Saturday Night – Freedom Hall Favorites

Another year of the National Quartet Convention came to a close on September 15th, 2012.  It was a wonderful week, and even though a good night’s rest was sorely lacking, I was sad that the event had to come to an end.  On the positive side, one of the best line-ups of the week was…

The Final Night – NQC Saturday Evening

I walked into Freedom Hall just as our host, Michael Booth, was instructing the crowd in four different types of applause that our NQC stage staff wanted to record for the NQC video.  First up, we were asked to do a “light applause,” and to demonstrate the lightness of the matter, Michael “floated” around the…