FISHEL, Donald Emry. b. Hart, Michigan, 1 November 1950. Fishel, a flautist, attended the University of Michigan, studying under Nelson Hauenstein and Michael Stoune (BM, 1972). Brought up a Methodist, he turned to Roman Catholicism in 1969, and worked for the charismatic Roman Catholic ‘Word of God Community’ in Ann Arbor, Michigan, as publications editor of their Servant Music and as director of the parish orchestra, until 1981. He was principal flautist with Dexter Community Orchestra and Ann Arbor Civic Band. He received a degree in computer science from Eastern Michigan University in 1983, while serving as music director of Christ the King Catholic Church in Ann Arbor. He has worked in...
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