I have to confess, I'm having an incredible musical year. In my last post, I talked about the (stressful!) process of writing the score for "The Doll." Well, the performance has come and gone, and the musicians did an incredible job, and the audience laughed, and my ego was well fed. Between that screening, and … Continue reading From the Studio to the Stage
It's about time I put up a new post. It's also about spending time, about making time, and about time passing. Every week, I found myself thinking, "I need to post something - I'll get to it soon." Before I knew it, "soon" was long gone. Though I will say that I've spent a lot … Continue reading It’s About Time
It's coming up on two years now, since I took over as the mid-day host at WCNY. A lot has happened, and I thought it was probably a good time to sit down for a bit and take stock of how things are going. Things are great! I walk into the radio station every morning … Continue reading Two Years and Counting
Wow! That year just flew by! I can't believe I'm sitting here, minutes before midnight, looking back on the whirlwind that was 2015. I must confess that most of my previous "whirlwind years" have been primarily due to hardships - illness, financial struggles, and so on. But this past year has been verrrrry different! This … Continue reading 2016 Already?!?
I've often thought of pitching a reality show that follows a composer around in their day-to-day activities. I mean a real reality show, with the person in the career they had long before the reality show started. Something you know they'll still be doing long after it ends. Then I realize what the show would … Continue reading My New Reality Show
Here we are at the end of yet another year. It seems 2014 has flown by so quickly! But it's been a good year. If I had to put my feelings at this moment into a single sentence, it would be this: I had a ton of fun in 2014, and I am looking forward … Continue reading On New Year’s Eve
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