Tagged with Piano

On Mommyhood, Tears, and a Little Chopin

On Mommyhood, Tears, and a Little Chopin

This post is of a little bit different nature than my usual.  Typically I prefer to avoid entering the realm of parenting issues in such a public manner. Nonetheless, I am compelled to write about something I just experienced, so I’m running with it. Many of you know that my husband has been out of … Continue reading

Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

This evening a miraculous thing happened.  All three of the other human beings in this house were sound asleep by about 8:00.  I was in the midst of a baking project and could not quite retire at that time. While waiting for the bread to rise, I scooted over to the beautifully sunset-lit music studio. … Continue reading

Rest: Making Space for the Sounds that Matter

Rest: Making Space for the Sounds that Matter

A theme is emerging and weaving throughout both my professional and personal endeavors lately.  It has something to do with savoring silence and practicing saying no. I keep getting this image of an arm pushing away piles of matter.  It is not necessarily junk or dirt or garbage or anything bad.  Honestly, though, I wouldn’t know … Continue reading

‘One human being alone needs music…’

‘One human being alone needs music…’

As indicated by our concert last week, our weekly Arts at the Aviary meeting, a typical post on this blog, and other projects that we always having going, Nathan and I obviously place much value in the process and product of collaboration in music. There is something almost magical about multiple people working together toward a common … Continue reading