Dad Martens

Dad Martens is one of the most important people in our lives. Even though we barely see him anymore, he has probably done more to shape the faith and piety of the “California Peperkorns” than anyone else, save our parents. Kathryn and I were in Acappella choir at Concordia, Seward, with Dad from 1988-1992(3). Over […]

Faithful Cross, True Sign of Triumph

Our Academy children sang at the Good Friday Chief Service at Lamb of God Lutheran Church this noon.  You will find here a recording of them singing the fourth verse of Sing, My Tongue, the Glorious Battle. A blessed rest to you all. FaithfulCross.m4a   http://media.blubrry.com/lutheranlogomaniac/p/www.lutheranlogomaniac.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/FaithfulCross.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download

Singin’ with the choir….again

This Saturday, October 22, I will be singing with the Choral Arts Society of SE Wisconsin in their performance of the Monteverdi Marian Vespers of 1610.  It has been a long time since I sang regularly with a top of the line choir, and so this is a welcome addition to my life here in […]

Music Graced by God

Last night we had our Spring Recital at Christ Lutheran Academy. Each fall (winter) and spring we typically have a recital to showcase the wonderful musical talent that our student body possesses. In a school of 29 students in grades 1-8, we have 24 piano students, plus viola, guitar, and I don’t even know what […]