Proceeds from Cantata offering

Dear Singers, Ann Fitzpatrick, the Cantata Treasurer, reports that the amount of the Cantata offering was $1,500 (rounded off by $5).  She gave a check for $1,500 to the Hornell Area Humane Society, so it has the funds.  Mark and I will try to arrange a “check presentation” with a picture in the hopes that […]

Sad News

Dear Singers, Mark’s sister passed away this morning. I have no further information at this time, but Linda and I agreed that you would want to know, and that Mark would want you to know. Our prayers are with Mark and his family. Jim

Congratulations and Thank You!

I wanted to wait to hear from Mark before sending my own post-performance message. Congratulations!  You put your heart and soul into the performance, and it showed.  We can be very proud of what we presented to our audience Sunday evening. Thank you!  Thanks to every one of you who sang with us this year, […]

Are You Still Levitated?

Dearest Friends I remember after the first cantata in St. Anns I spoke with Jim Varner a few days later and he informed me that his feet had still not touched the ground.  Ahhhhh the post-cantata glory.  Its still a magical levitation to me.  I hope it is for you also. Ladies and Gentlemen, beside […]


Dear Singers and Musicians, Linda and I invite you to our house after the Cantata performance Sunday evening.  We will provide beverages of various types.  If you come, we ask that you bring a snack to share. We are at 424 Seneca Road, Hornell (actually, we’re in the Village of North Hornell).  We’re on the […]

Cantata Reminders and Requests

Reminder 1:  Our final rehearsal is Saturday (Dec. 14th) at 9:30 AM at St. Ann’s Church, Erie Avenue, Hornell.  Please be there and be on time.  Dress warmly! Reminder 2:  Dress for the Sunday performance is white on top (shirt, blouse, sweater, etc.) and black on the bottom (pants, slacks, skirts, black socks or stockings, black […]