Archive for the 'Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church' Category

Ah, March in Houston. If one moves here from somewhere else during this month (and October equally-so), one would get the impression of a wonderful year-round climate. Such was that of my grandmother upon her arrival here in 1950 (though she actually came in January). Of course she and every other newbie [...]

Founded in 1959, the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) is a nonprofit music-education organization whose central purpose is to promote excellence in choral music through performance, composition, publication, research, and teaching. In addition, ACDA strives through arts advocacy to elevate choral music’s position in American society.
Thus [...]

For me, January is one of the dullest months of the year music-wise. The great and austere world of the fine arts is in that peculiar span of time just after Christmas/New Year’s and before things start revving up again in February and March to the crescendo that, for me at least, will not [...]

Commissioned by NBC and written by Gian-Carlo Menotti, the one-act operetta Amahl and the Night Visitors is a Christmas classic - a staple of the season along with It’s a Wonderful Life and A Christmas Story. And for the first time in many, many years, it will be produced at Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church.
Set [...]

The Adult, Youth, and Children’s Choirs of Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church in Houston, Texas have released their newest compact disc: The Holy Child: Music for Advent and Christmas, and I have to say, it is the Palmer Music Department’s best CD to date.