Feb 9, 2017 [Editor’s Note: Stephanie Dawn sent the following by email.] When I was a toddler my mother introduced me to the music of Del Delker, and I immediately fell in love with her beautiful singing voice, as many of you have. I had the privilege of meeting Del when I was […]
By Debbonnaire Kovacs, 1-19-2017 This week’s devotion is about handbells. At our church the entire handbell ensemble is named Unity for reasons which you will understand after reading that devotion. We also have a smaller ensemble of the most experienced and coordinated musicians, called Spirited. Here is a chance to see this smaller group at […]
Posted Jan 12, 2017 by Debbonnaire Kovacs On February 7, 2016, the new West Kenya Union Conference office had its official opening ceremony in Kisumu, Kenya. The president of the Republic of Kenya, the Honerable Uhuru Kenyatta, attended. I found this wonderful short video of the march-past by the Pathfinders, which has over 19,000 views. […]
By Debbonnaire Kovacs, 1-5-17 Shape note singing arose in early America as a means of teaching singing to people without formal musical training. It is sung entirely for the joy of singing, rarely for performance, and is universally religious in tone, though groups often include large numbers of people who are not necessarily Christians. They […]
Posted 12-29-2016 by Debbonnaire Kovacs Corul Barbatesc Adventist is a wonderful orchestra in Romania. Here is a full concert–you can listen to all or part of it. If you want to let them know what you think, you can comment either at this YouTube link, or on their Facebook page. (The FB translator works reasonably […]
Posted by Debbonnaire Kovacs, Dec 8, 2016 Drop in on the London Adventist Chorale Christmas Concert! This is the link to part 1; if you want more, click on part 2.
Posted by Debbonnaire Kovacs, 12-1 2016 Magena Seventh-day Adventist Youth Choir, Mamlaka, Kenya I’ve been watching for Adventists doing Christmas music to post for the next few weeks, and it’s a plus if they’re international. This group isn’t doing Christmas songs, but they’re great. Billed, in fact, as “the best choir in Kenya!” I don’t […]
Posted Nov. 17, 2016 by Debbonnaire Kovacs It’s been a while since we had any stick drama, and I found this nice one, put on by Friendship Adventist School and Child Development Center, at Linthicum Seventh-day Adventist Church, Linthicum, MD. Enjoy the presentation, but far more than that, immerse yourself in the realization that God […]
Be Debbonnaire Kovacs, Nov 3, 2016 Here is a sample from Melissa Otto’s latest album, The Journey Home. Read about Melissa in our Features department here.
From Ohio Conference, posted by D Kovacs 10-26-2016 Sorry for this late notice. If you are in the Toledo, Ohio area, I hope you can go (I wish I could!) and if not, do watch via the link given. And watch for a feature on this concert and the rings, after the fact! DLK The Toledo […]
Sent in by Carole Derry-Bretsch, posted 10-6-16 by D Kovacs What: Special day of music and worship. (No charge, of course!) Who: Scott Reed, singer/songwriter and lead vocalist for the Heritage Singers Lee Holdridge, composer, arranger, conductor Harold Alomia, lead pastor College View SDA, Lincoln, NE Ricardo Rodriguez, singer, Dove Awards winner Sam Ocampo, producer, […]
Posted July 27, 2016 by D Kovacs For your listening pleasure, here is a video of Adventist youth singing in amazing harmonies in Kenya. The video is nearly an hour long, but you can dip in just about anywhere if you only want to listen for a few minutes.