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Items by Daniel R. Adolphson

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Comment: Re: Grant Proposals
Nancy:   Martha and Jane have both given you good ideas to use as a foundation.  I want to take it a step further in one regard.   I am a choral conductor who also is a grants administrator and director, so I read a lot of grants in my work and do a lot of site visits.  In the times we are livin...
Comment: Re: SATB church an outdated model?
It is all about meeting your choir where it is.  When I took the position 2 years ago, the choir had shrunk to 6 and clearly couldn't sing SATB anymore.  I went down to 2-part mixed and 3-part music (Alfred Music was a godsend!) and began rebuilding the program bit by bit.  Within a month we were...
Comment: Re: Programming suggestions: "food" theme
 Jodi --   when I get home from vacation, I will bring over the TCGMC Spring Concert program.  Their whole concert was around food, and I'm guessing many of the same songs are available in SATB.   Dan Adolphson Co-Director of Music Ministries New Congregation (the joining of Asbury and Oakland A...
Comment: Re: i have to find another church . . .
My friends:   Let me share with you a picture of our church service today and a couple of thoughts on this issue.   BACKGROUND: My colleague and I serve as Co-Directors of Music at New Congregation, the joining together of Asbury UMC and Oakland Ave UMC in South Minneapolis.  Asbury has a rich h...