Janine Dexter

Making the most of ‘Borrowed Time’

Brennan Toohey can count on one hand the times he wasn’t shot at while on patrol in Vietnam. That would be five times out of 27 patrols, including five in which they couldn&r ...

Harnessing the healing powers of song

Most people look at “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” and think “stretch” as in seventh inning. Tara McConnell looks at it as a means to increase someone’ ...

Follow the voice, but don’t lose sight of the experience

More than 90 voices singing in unison should be enough to grab your attention. Throw in some musical accompaniment, and you’ve got quite a show. But Janine Dexter wants to gi ...

Making music for Newtown

When David Lawrenson heard the news out of Newtown, Conn., he, like many of us, sat in a state of stunned disbelief. “I have been to all of those places,” Lawrenson s ...

Colla Voce choral concert sheds light on winter season

A local choral ensemble will celebrate the winter holidays with an interactive tribute to the “light of the season.” The Auburn-based Colla Voce Chamber Singers, the ...

Colla Voce developing student music program

When Alta resident Janine Dexter looks into faces of Colla Voce choir members she sees more than medical professionals, teachers, wine makers and stay-at-home moms. She sees peopl ...

Vocal groups offer sounds of the season

Choruses around the world are warming up their vocal cords for a season of singing, and Auburn is no exception. Prepare for a music-filled weekend as two groups and an array of gu ...