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.
I felt very fortunate today as I was teaching a voice lesson at the college. I have been teaching Summer A which is a compressed term and I meet with students twice a week. I felt fortunate because I love my job! With every lesson I get to watch my students blossom. In my mind, […]
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 […]