Surprise Musician

I really enjoy singing the hymns in church and most of the time I sing the Tenor part of the harmony. I enjoy those times when I hear others singing harmony as well when the congregation sings. Today I was really enjoying the gentleman sitting next to us who sang a variety of harmonies during the hymns – sometimes tenor, sometimes bass, sometimes a harmony that was not ever written in the book. (I was highly embarrassed when Isaac took it upon himself to start climbing our singing neighbor as if he were a mountain.)

Later this same gentleman, Brother Wright, sat next to me in priesthood meeting and introduced himself. As we talked and got to know a bit about each other I learned that he had moved here recently (it’s been a couple of years, but that’s recent for this area) in order to be a member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. No wonder I enjoyed hearing him – I was singing with a member of a world renowned chior.

About David

David is the father of 8 extremely organized children (4 girls / 4 boys) who is constantly seeking answers to tough questions related to parenting, education and politics while moonlighting for 40 hours each week as a technology professional. He also enjoys cooking, gardening, and sports.

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