Rolling Into 2018

New Year's Eve is here once again, and I have just enough down time today to reflect on this past year.  Free time is a bit of a rarity for me recently! A lot of positive things have come to fruition this year.  "Dreamcatcher" was released in July (you can hear it here, or purchase … Continue reading Rolling Into 2018

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Two Full Time Jobs?

Working full-time as an administrator (or whatever) meant my musical ambitions would be at the mercy of the needs of my non-musical job. So together, my husband and I decided that I would not take a job that was not musically-related, and we would make whatever sacrifices were necessary in order to allow me to pursue my music.

When Things Come Together

It's an exciting time!  Rehearsals for the 2014-15 concert season have started, the Brazilian ensemble has had two performances in the last week, with two more scheduled for this week.  The flute choir repertoire is set after our reading session last week, and rehearsals start in earnest next week. And CDs! Last night I got … Continue reading When Things Come Together

Three Songs Re-launch

I love September.  In many ways, it feels like a re-birth to me.  Rehearsals start up again for Samba Laranja and the CNY Flute Choir.  The concert season begins in earnest for most music and arts organizations.  Days are breezy, nights are wonderfully cool, leaves are showing the first signs of turning.  It's as though … Continue reading Three Songs Re-launch

Damaging More Than Instruments

Another story cropped up on my Facebook feed today about yet another manhandled instrument.  It's gotten bad enough that WQXR published a "Top Five Flying Disasters for Musicians" list.  The fact that a) I've already read about all 5 of these, and b) there are at least half a dozen more I could add to … Continue reading Damaging More Than Instruments