By Ellen Bennett | December 29, 2020

I wrote “Reverence” several years ago to commemorate the aftermath of a fire that gutted the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. Given our current tragic loss and a longing for what was, the piece has just as much significance for me today. Our lives have been ravaged by a viral fire, one that continues to roar out of control just as the vaccines are rolling out. I dedicate this piano solo to dear friends who battle this fire on the front lines of health care every single day. And to the many unsung heroes we will never know.



Copyright © 2020 Ellen Bennett
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  1. Lissa Forehan on December 29, 2020 at 9:20 pm

    Beautiful, powerful Ellen….and yes, it took me right to the heart of the essence of your purpose…what a beautiful way to honor the many, many unsung heroes that I witness everyday…I had no idea you composed music…I heard you deeply. Thank you.

    • Ellen Bennett on December 30, 2020 at 4:02 pm

      Lissa, thank you for your heartfelt comments.

  2. David Skernick on December 31, 2020 at 3:58 pm

    Ellen, Your music always finds a place deep inside that I didn’t know I had. Thank you for once again taking me there. I love you honey.

    • Ellen Bennett on January 1, 2021 at 8:43 pm

      Thank you, my old dear friend David.

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