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From Dress Rehearsal to Final Bow: Recap, Lessons Learned and the Search Begins…

“Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.” -Bernice Johnson Reagon It’s taken me a couple of days to process the concert experience: there was just so much to grok from … Continue reading

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Discombobulated Enchantment (The alternate title for this blog)

Today I raced into orchestra with cello in tow at 5minutes to start only to discover I’d forgotten my music stand. At least I remembered my music. Eh, blame it on the first day on the job. Didn’t feel like … Continue reading

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Plays with others (‘well’ might be a stretch)

Tuesday night’s “audition” went something like this: I walked in all sweaty palmed and trembling. I was seated next to the violist. I unpacked and introduced myself to the two other cellists (also new). Introductions were made followed by light … Continue reading

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