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Grit, Determination, and the Draw of Sacred Music

In this episode of BOLD, we talk to Nathan Schafsnitz, a UST Music major who plays the organ. Host Isabel Garcia talks about his experience of finding the organ, its highs and lows, and how playing has impacted his faith life. They also talk about his experience at UST and how he continues to grow in his talent and as a person.

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Hope in the Music Industry w/ Mario Costabile | Napa Institute Conference Series

Mario Costabile knows his way around the music industry. Costabile, Executive Director of Array of Hope, uses his knowledge of the Christian music scene, from his experience in Nashville and Los Angeles, to apply that to the Catholic space to create dynamic Christian concerts geared toward a Catholic audience. Array of Hope does so much more than just music too, focusing on high quality media to create a meaningful experience for viewers.

Costabile sits down with Dr. Richard Ludwick, president of the University of St. Thomas - Houston, at the 12th Annual Napa Institute Conference in Napa Valley California. They discuss Costabile's background, the contemporary Christian music scene and its influence, where Costabile's team finds the talent for this work and how a university can foster this kind of musical talent.


Array of Hope

Mario Costabile, Executive Director | Array of Hope

The Napa Institute

The Musical World of Hamilton Loomis

This is Hamilton Loomis. Hamilton is Galveston-born, world-touring blues, rock and soul musician. He is a UST Alumnus and is also a protege of the musical legend, Bo Diddley! But, most importantly, he is a family man.

In this episode of BOLD, Hamilton talks about life as touring musician. He shares stories of his education, both collegiate and musical, and talks about how music and travel opened his mind. Finally he talks about the challenges of balancing a family and music.

Hamilton Loomis

Hamilton Loomis @ Ziggo Live Amsterdam - Partner In Crime

Hamilton Loomis LIVE online streaming show #6, 8-15-20

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