Quiet time. Time to think, reflect - and blog. That's something that's been missing for a while. Things at the radio station are going very well. Just like any new endeavor, it's taken a bit of time to settle into a routine. Not to mention, as I get more comfortable (and folks around the office … Continue reading A Quiet Saturday Afternoon
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
This Kickstarter campaign for my Three Songs recording and performance has me thinking a LOT about money recently. (Surprised? Didn't think so.) As of this post, I have 23 backers, and I truly can't thank them enough for showing their support and belief in this project. I've also had LOTS of folks sharing, and talking, … Continue reading Funding New Music
Early last year, I wrote about being a "woman composer," and what that meant to me. I recognize that part of my viewpoint stems from my upbringing. I'm the only girl in a family of 5 kids, and the expectations for me were on a par with the expectations for my brothers. It was the … Continue reading Rethinking the “Woman Composer” Label
That question has been rumbling around the back of my mind for a bit. And I don't like it. It's similar to a conversation I once had with Michael Torke about his synesthesia, and comparing it to my husband's color-blindness. You can't tell anyone what it's "like" to have these conditions, because you've never experienced … Continue reading What’s it like to be a Woman Composer?