Conducting the Ball State University Concert Choir in 2003.
And here’s a sound file of Concert Choir at Ball State, with me conducting:
The music is “In Flanders Field” by Paul Aitken.
My fifth grade class photo at Pleasant Lea Elementary in Lee’s Summit.
I’m on the front row, second from left in green shirt.
My teacher, at right in green on green plaid dress, was Miss Mann. I adored her.
Scenes from my final month as Director of Ball State University Singers, April 2008 —
Senior Luke Meyer and JC.
Trevor Junga and JC before Saturday night’s University Singers performance.
Jesse Diaz and JC before Spectacular 2008.
Eric Noll and JC before Friday night’s University Singers performance.
Jim Helton, Darin Jolliffe-Haas, BJ Smith, Howard Jankowski
JC with a pint of Free State Copperhead pale ale at home on Saturday.
Meghan Reiser and Jeffrey Carter rehearse for Spectacular 2008.
JC with dance captain Kenny Mosley.
Sharing a light moment with Meghan Reiser.
Meghan Reiser, company manager; JC; Jake Galloway, assistant company manager.
Amongst my father’s belongings was this card I sent him for one of his birthdays.
I still write limericks.
Aunt Esther died five years ago this week.
Me with my great-aunt Esther Gutshall Summers at 96.