The human voice is a funny thing. We singers are often reminded that our voices can have a shelf life…particularly those of us of the female persuasion, since hormones play a big role in vocal production. Now that I have hit the ripe “old”
Back in September, when I was rehearsing La bohème, I got this text from a fellow chorister: Many of us had been furiously studying our music over the past week, getting ready for staging rehearsals, when we had to be
One morning not too long ago, I was standing in the kitchen of the Folger Guest House in Washington, DC, speaking to one of the founders of the Folger Consort about technology. He was lamenting about how we were all
He thought it would make her happy. With a flourish, Kukulcan donned his feather robe and stepped into the circle. He had been working for ages on this long count calendar, and tonight, the first night of the Tzolk’in cycle,
Today I saw a jellyfish in a tree.
Sorry I haven’t been posting recently…I will try to use some of my down time this summer to do more writing.
There is a general misconception in today’s society that opera is only for old, rich, and snobby people. And though some Jackie Evancho fans might consider me in the last category, I must protest! I think opera can and should
For the IndieInk Photo Battle (#IIPhoto) this week, Sarah Cass challenged me with “music” and I challenged Chris Hughes with “peace.”
Hush-a-bye, don’t you cry, Go to sleepy little baby. When you wake, you shall have All the pretty little horses. – African-American lullaby The woman walked slowly to the well. It was a hot, dry day, and the smell of
Remember two years ago when I decided to change my lifestyle and lose weight?