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“work hard to find your voice”

If you haven’t seen the King’s Speech yet – go, and soon. It’s proof that true stories beat fiction anytime. Granted, George VI (or Bertie) was born into a life of privilege, he was the son and brother of a

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Connect the Groove

First day of music school, freshman year.  There are more than 300 of us crammed into a choral/lecture space waiting to be split up into separate classes.  It’s a room full  of nervous teenagers bent on proving that they just

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Music is the native tongue…

This blog started out as a way for me to write about music. Specifically, it was a way for me to express myself outside of the ‘classical’ music world.  I’ve rebelled against what I view as the confines of that

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Music Monday: La Mer

One of my all-time favorite pieces of music – of any kind- is Claude Debussy’s La Mer.  The reasons why I love this piece have nothing to do with the fact that it’s one of the masterpieces of the 20th

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