Charlottesville: My Country ‘Tis of Thee

August 19, 2017
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My brothers and sisters, this is not a partisan issue. This is about confronting evil.   Charlottesville verses to tune of “My Country Tis of Thee” 1. Alt-Right was underground Until it felt it found White House allies. Charlottesville tragedy Fits Alt-Right strategy: Make the headlines for the world to see Neo-Nazis rise.   2… read more →

Concert Grand Piano Update with ON SITE PICTURES!

August 3, 2017
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Brothers and Sisters, I am so excited, I can barely contain myself! Many of you will remember that on February 28, 2016, in Cary, NC, I, along with the adult and youth choirs of Kirk of Kildaire Presbyterian Church, the choir of Shaw University, and some outstanding local artists performed a concert featuring my original.. read more →

Free MP3 download of “This is The Day!”

March 21, 2017
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Brothers and Sisters, On March 15, we announced that World House Music is now officially recognized as a non-profit [501(c)3] in the state of North Carolina.  In celebration of this event, through the end of April, I am offering an mp3 of my choral anthem, “This is the Day,” as a free download from the.. read more →

World House Music now in NC!

March 15, 2017
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Brothers and Sisters, World House Music Inc., a 501(c)3 originally based in Milwaukee, WI, has moved and is now officially recognized in the state of North Carolina! Our web address, and phone number has not changed, but our address has.  Below is the complete updated info. World House Music Inc. PO Box 121 Cary, NC.. read more →

Trinity Lutheran Church of Cedarburg, WI makes another donation to Tanzania Music Project

February 28, 2017
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Hi Folks!  Happy Fat Tuesday! And today I’m doing a happy dance! A year ago today,  The Shaw University choir, the choirs of the Kirk of Kildaire and a group of outstanding local musicians in Cary, NC, collaborated in an intergenerational, cross-cultural, urban suburban, interracial, interdenominational musical bonanza of a concert to raise funds to.. read more →

ELCA Tri-Synodical Theological Conference-Austin, Texas,

January 20, 2017
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This event takes place from January 23 – 25, 2017 at: Double Tree Hotel 6505 N Interstate 35 Austin, TX 78752-4346 512-454-3737 Dr. Abe was invited to compose a new setting of Psalm 99 for this conference which also marks the 500th year of the Reformation. Since one of Luther’s arguments for reformation was the.. read more →

CONFIRMED! The piano is in TANZANIA!

January 5, 2017
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The piano – the first concert grand piano ever to reach East Africa, arrived at the port of Dar Es Salaam on January 3, 2017! It will soon start the trek across the country by land to Tumaini University in Arusha. Is this exciting or WHAT? I hope to play a concert there in 2018.. read more →

Love Sends Gift to the African Motherland!

December 19, 2016
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Brothers and Sisters, World House Music is excited to announce that Rev. Dr. Cheryl Pero has made a gift of $1,000 in honor of her late husband, Rev. Dr. Pete Pero, former professor at Lutheran School of Theology of Chicago.  I know that our brother Dr. Pete is smiling down on us, knowing that their.. read more →

Piano and Music for Tanzania update with photos of construction!

December 17, 2016
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Brothers and Sisters, If you’ve been following this blog, you know that there is a concert grand piano on the way to Dar Es Salaam – thanks to the generosity of people like you!  At the moment, it is somewhere on the Atlantic Ocean. The shipping of the piano cost less than projected, so we.. read more →

WE BIRTHED A DREAM INTO EXISTENCE! It only took 9 months!

December 12, 2016
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Brothers and Sisters, On February 28 of this year, Shaw University Choir, the Choirs of Kirk of Kildaire in North Carolina, and a group of local artists performed the initial fund raising concert to send the first concert grand piano ever to reach the country of Tanzania.  Thanks to the generous support of hundreds of.. read more →