Photos from Chopin Concert

From left to right:  Sasha von Dassow, cello, Melodie Dickerson, soprano, Joyce Valentine, piano, Martha Lopez, soprano, Cliff Roles, narrator, Carol Sparrow, mezzo-soprano   The set looked beautiful. So much fun.  I feel lucky to have been involved.  There was a staggering amount of talent on that stage last night. Photos courtesy of Cliff Roles.

Mastering an instrument is a process…

My well-meaning father threatened to pull me out of piano lessons twice in my life.  The first time, I was still living in Elizabeth, New Jersey.  My fiery, red-headed Cuban piano teacher had given yet another less than stellar review after that week’s lesson.  Combined with their observation of my sluggish practicing at home, there […]