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“If not now, when?”: How a TEDx community supported a speaker's family through the unthinkable

“What makes you think that you have 80 or 90 years to live?”

Laura Rozo posed this serious and almost morbid question to the audience at… 1,121 more words


WholeHeartedMusician reblogged this on The WholeHearted Musician™ and commented:

This is such an important read. How would you perform on stage if you didn't take time and life for granted? What artistic expression would be possible?

Toronto Symphony Orchestra season to feature Itzhak Perlman, Andrey Boreyko, Arcade Fire, Feist

“Nothing against Yo-Yo,” Peter Oundjian assured me in Roy Thomson Hall after the public unveiling of the 2015-16 TSO season. “But the orchestra is the jewel. 723 more words


Corduroys & Blue Suedes

While at Bob Jones University, during my freshman and sophomore years, I was a “Work Scholarship” student. Work Scholarship was the term given to students who were employed by the University to work in various areas such as, grounds keeping, maintenance, cleaning, food service, etc. 705 more words


An A-Z of the piano: Alfred Brendel's notes from the concert hall

I still remember Brendel’s lecture (yes, lecture, not recital) at the RNCM last year- so inspiring (though most of the contents are from his book perhaps?) 41 more words