04/08/2015 06:31 pm ET Updated Jun 08, 2015

Discovering a Marche Church Choir

On Good Friday at the village church in Cantiano, we were so impressed with the choir's performance. But I realized I had made a big mistake: We should have been recording their service to get tracks for the Easter CD I hope to produce along with our TV special.

I asked the choir director if, for a donation to their church, they'd sing for us in a private concert. They were thrilled to gather on Saturday morning and perform seven pieces for the CD.

As we film events like this for our Easter special, I'm so happy we're complementing the big-city culture with rustic, small-town passion. Working with the people of Cantiano this Easter was a delightful experience in every way. What are some musical serendipities in your bank of travel memories?