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  • Favorite Classical Music

    Posted on June 5th, 2012 Sallie No comments

    Here’s another list of favorites from the Draper5 – this time our favorite classical music.  I’m sure there are many others we could list, but these came to mind first.

    Toccata and Fugue in D Minor by J.S. Bach

    Dies Irae from Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem

    Jupiter from Gustav Holst’s Planets Suite

    Summer from Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

    Wellington’s Victory by Ludwig Van Beethoven

  • This Too Shall Pass

    Posted on June 2nd, 2012 Sallie 1 comment

    A little OK Go Rube Goldberg amazing song magic for your Saturday enjoyment!

  • YouTube Saturday … a Day Late

    Posted on May 27th, 2012 Sallie No comments

    Here’s some YouTube fun to brighten your day.  Bobby McFerrin (best know for the vocalization “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”) shares the power of a scale –

  • 5 Years Ago …

    Posted on May 25th, 2012 Sallie No comments

    This is the 5 year anniversary of Kevin’s graduation from Seminary, and I thought I’d share one of my favorite memories of that special day, the class hymn, In Christ Alone.

  • Feel free to clap along

    Posted on May 27th, 2010 Sallie No comments

    Here’s a little video of the New Ulm Suzuki School Spring Concert.  Their finale is always Orange Blossom Special.  This year an adorable little girl in the front left stole the show!  Enjoy!

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  • Spring Recital

    Posted on April 20th, 2009 Sallie 2 comments

    Tonight Grandma, Papa and Mom enjoyed the Draper boys spring recital.  Dad was away at Pastor’s Conference so hopefully he can see the performances on the web.

    Here Luke and Ben pose with their wonderful violin teacher, Paula Anderson.


    And Stanley re-visted the site of one of his very first recitals so it called for a “Then and Now” comparison of 2002 and 2009 photos with his awesome piano teacher, Judy Martens.  What a difference!


    We hope you enjoy the videos of their performances!

    Benjamin plays Lightly Row, a Folk Song.

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    Stanley plays Toccata and Fugue in D Minor by J. S. Bach.

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    Luke finished out the night with Hunters’ Chorus by von Weber.

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