For whom do we sing?
One of the minor irritants that come with the high seasons (Christmas and Easter, mainly) is well meaning people coming up to me the days before the Big Mass and asking me if I will be singing this year. The answer is always no, and for a simple reason: I have never been asked by the music director to do so. He will be using the choir instead. They will then ask me why, and I will shrug. Maybe that is true. maybe there is no why. I suspect there may be a reason, but I can’t say for certain. If I am right, it doesn’t