• National Anthems,  Press

    On the Air: WNDB-AM

    Daytona, Florida – Prior to singing the National Anthem for the Daytona Cubs, I had the honor of sitting and talking with Marc Bernier on WNDB-AM radio. Click on the arrow above to listen to the interview. My friend Marc is the former husband of my dear friend and high school classmate Melodye Browning Bernier. Since their family lives in the Daytona area, when they heard about my trip to sing in Daytona, Marc invited me to appear on his daily show. [Side note: For many years Melodye taught music to grade schoolers, including future Braves slugger Chipper Jones. She once gave him a B in music. When the class…

  • National Anthems,  Press

    On the Air: KTIK-FM

    Following an unfortunate microphone malfunction when I sang the National Anthem, Todd Rahr, the general manager for the Boise Hawks, invited me to the press box. I had just finished singing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame at the seventh inning stretch when Todd said “Hey, come up to press box and I’ll put you on air with our radio announcer. He can interview you between pitches and you can talk about your campaign to sing for all the Cubs’ teams.” “Okay,” I said, “sounds like fun.” So Todd and I walked up to the press box and he introduced me to Mike Safford, voice of the Boise Hawks. Someone…

  • National Anthems,  Press

    Publicity 4 the Cubs: The Tennessean

    Musical ministry carries Bellevue man from cathedrals to Cubs game Published in The Tennessean – October 6, 2004 Bellevue – With pitch pipe in hand, Bellevue resident Chris Fenoglio stepped onto Wrigley Field. At first, he was completely calm, he said. “Then I felt the jitters, the nervous butterflies.” Then Fenoglio began singing the national anthem, fulfilling a dream at the beginning of that September 27 game between the Chicago Cubs and the Cincinnati Reds. “I just smiled and relaxed and thought “This is so great,” recalled Fenoglio, who was invited to sing The Star-Spangled Banner at the game. “When I got to ‘the rockets’ red glare,’ that’s when it kicked…