Miss Music Nerd’s Musical Advent Calendar, Day 22!

Advent Day 22

Day 22: “In Dulci Jubilo,” attributed to Heinrich Seuse It’s a dream of mine to attend the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols presented at King’s College Chapel in Cambridge, England every year on Christmas Eve. The service, which alternates … Continue reading

Friday Nerdy Music Links: Three Rivers Edition!

Happy Friday, music nerds! Today’s edition of Friday Nerdy Music Links will be brief, because Miss Music Nerd has been running herself ragged this week working on a project to be announced at a later date. (Part of my extramusical … Continue reading

Lost Chords, Found: Cantata Singers Perform Schnittke and Pärt

Cantata Singers: The Astonished Breath Saturday, January 21, 2012 Alfred Schnittke: Concerto for Mixed Chorus Arvo Pärt: Berliner Messe When I was growing up, my family had a sheet music collection stashed near the piano, full of show tunes, old-timey … Continue reading

Miss Music Nerd in Concert!

I’ve been slaving over a hot piano quite a bit more than usual lately! I’d like to say it’s due to a frenzy of inspiration, but truthfully, it has more to do with perspiration – if you’re a perfectionist/procrastinator like … Continue reading

The Transcendent Organist: A Conversation With Gail Archer

Happy International Women’s Day, music nerds! As luck would have it, I have an outstanding woman to introduce to you today! Gail Archer is a very busy concert organist and dedicated teacher with an impressive list of projects to her … Continue reading

Cantata Singers: A Revelation to Revel in!

Note: Thanks to the generosity of many friends, I am 20% of the way to my goal for my California trip, after just a couple of days! Can you help me get the rest of the way? In a field … Continue reading

Miss Music Nerd Live!

Happy New Year, music nerds! I hope 2010 is off to a good start for everyone. I figure it’s about time I start publicizing my upcoming performances and other public appearances around here. I mean, you can follow me on … Continue reading