Musical Musings

MUSICAL MUSINGS: Suffering

 By Scott Rieker

Director, Emerson Choir

scott@scottrieker.com

As I write this column, I am sitting at the other church I work at, as my choir prepares to celebrate the Christian feast of Good Friday. This event tends to focus the mind on … read more.

MUSICAL MUSINGS: Justice and Harmony

 

By Scott Rieker

Director, Emerson Choir

scott@scottrieker.com

 

As a middle school teacher, I often heard my students say, “It’s not fair!” when someone received something they did not have. This may have been a solo, a partner on a project, or a … read more.

MUSICAL MUSINGS: Sum Of Its Parts > Weakest Link

By Scott Rieker

Director, Emerson Choir

scott@scottrieker.com 

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Aristotle said that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Paul of Tarsus expanded upon that, explaining that all those parts are interconnected, interdependent, and equally essential for the success of the whole. Then, some “motivational speaker” concocted … read more.