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During the night... (poem)

The sun is losing its control…

the moon can`t fight its way…

sky is empty, coloured red.

Empty spaces, silence around…

you can`t hear your footsteps… 200 more words


outreach - relevance and importance

After having a conversation with an area middle-school orchestra teacher, it became so clear to me why outreach and education are so important in the arts world. 387 more words


Maintaining a love for the violin even after the secret’s out on how hard it is…

I remember getting my first violin, and feeling enchanted from my 6 year-old eyes, the cloth covered, curved box made of wood stained with a dark orange hue. 1,353 more words

Grace Notes: Music of the Week - October 24th

Hello and welcome back to Music of the Week! The return of ‘The Apprentice’ (a guilty pleasure) has influenced my first choice and a BBC prom I went to in the summer has influenced my second. 564 more words


My Story

As an up and coming classical violist & violinist, I began experiencing a plateau in the development of my playing. No one else seemed to think there was anything wrong, actually quite the opposite, but I knew that my lessons weren’t  getting me where I needed to go and no matter how many hours I spent in the practice room I wasn’t getting the results I wanted. 208 more words

Alexander Technique

Lindsey Stirling Rocks it Steampunk Style in her New Video

Lindsey Stirling is my favorite artist to listen to while I am working on my Steampunk-inspired novel, and she just came out with a new (and totally amaze-balls) “Steam Western” video a few days ago. Sit back and enjoy!


Photo Tales: Piece Of Wood

Piece Of Wood

By Michael Powell

It was just sitting there. How does a piece of wood bring so much joy? How does a little object convey so much emotion? 158 more words

Black And White Photography