Juneteenth Celebrations!

Juneteenth Celebrations!

This year marks the 157th celebration of the Juneteenth (June 19th). Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of African – American slaves. The Juneteenth National Independence Day Act became recognized as a Federal Holiday on June 17, 2021. It’s no longer a regional...

Jay Rouse: 4 Suggestions for Easter (Part 2) 

Jay Rouse: 4 Suggestions for Easter (Part 2) 

Jay Rouse continues to impact church musicians across the nation. As an accomplished composer and musician, Jay Rouse’s music has been denoted as a creative vehicle that he uses to vitalize worship. From the captivating minds of Randy Vader, Jay Rouse and Camp...

Jay Rouse: 4 Suggestions for Easter

Jay Rouse: 4 Suggestions for Easter

Noted composer, arranger, and orchestrator, Jay Rouse, has a way of captivating his audience; his devotion to create and understand is evident in his personal artistry. His body of work comprises 50 best-selling musicals, 300+ octavos, and a variety of harmonies to...

Jay Rouse: 3 Suggestions for Easter Cantatas

Jay Rouse: 3 Suggestions for Easter Cantatas

Jay Rouse is a masterful pianist known for being one of the leading orchestrators, arrangers and producers in the industry. With over 350 compositions and arrangements, Jay Rouse composes some of the top-selling choral anthems in Christian music, all while serving as...

It Is Well

It Is Well

How are we supposed to find peace when the world has turned upside-down? It seems that these days, no one has the answer to that question. At the time of writing this article, our country - and our entire world - is facing the threat of a global pandemic. Countless...

A Very Different Mother’s Day

A Very Different Mother’s Day

 This time of year always makes me feel like celebrating. The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and I can hear the sounds of a little sparrow that has made her nest in the eaves right above my back door like she does every year. It’s the time of year when we...

Time for Easter!

Time for Easter!

It’s official: Easter is now right around the corner!  And no Easter Sunday is complete without the fanfares and hymns we know so well. There are a few excellent selections in the Fred Bock catalog that are perfect for the occasion. They possess all of the...