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 →


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 →