“Covering the Performing Arts in  Our Nation’s Capital, The United States and the Around the World.”

Patrick’s  skill is in blending heart and mind for thoughtful writing that

brings artists and projects to life.”

 — Jenny Bilfield, President & CEO Washington Performing Arts



“The final aim for all music should be nothing else, but to the Glory of God and the refreshment of the spirit.”-J. S. Bach

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Unity in the Community: Handel’s Messiah

Tradition With A Purpose: Marking its 81st annual tradition of presenting George Frideric Handel's oratorio "Messiah,"  The Senior Choir of Historic Shiloh Baptist Church under the direction of Thomas Dixon Tyler mounted a purposeful experience, joined by the...

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REVIEW: Christmas with Baltimore Choral Arts

GLIMPSES OF AN ENGLISH CHRISTMAS: Just ahead of their England tour, Anthony Blake Clark led Baltimore Choral Arts in a festive program of holiday music in the great cathedral tradition. by Patrick D. McCoy On Tuesday night at the Baltimore Basilica, Baltimore Choral...

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REVIEW: A Christmas Celebration at The Kennedy Center

JOY TO THE WORLD: The Worship Arts Ministry of the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church returned to The Kennedy Center Concert Hall for a festive evening of Christmas Music featuring the Grammy Award Winning Take 6 and Metropolitan Opera soprano Brandie Sutton by...

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