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The Wonderful World of Music!

It starts with learning the music: tempo, dynamics, practice at home and in rehearsals. Weeks of preparation and driving to and from rehearsals including dress rehearsals. Count, breathe, phrasing, self-correction. An endless list of individual work in private lessons; group … Continue reading

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Until Next Time: Auf Wiedersehen!

When life hands you lemons, make lemonade. Acceptance and coming to terms with your lot in life is key to moving forward while remaining positive. My glass continues to be half full. The German expression auf Wiedersehen (until next time) … Continue reading

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Perfect Pitch or Close Enough?

For weeks now the church choir has practiced and struggled through various pieces of music as we prepared for Christmas at church. With varying degrees of success, we sang some new and some old pieces done previously.  As a new … Continue reading

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