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International Women's Day Event

Next Sunday, March 9th, is International Women’s Day and Bennington Connects is putting together a show!

We have speakers coming to talk about various themes around “women” but we would love to showcase some (musical) performances. 26 more words


More evidence Nepalis are the best people

Earlier this week, I learned the sad news that a musician called Amber Gurung was in hospital having suffered a fall (that’s him in the photo). 160 more words

National Anthems

Hit Song

And the pianist-composer smiles at the artist who says, “thank you for your music,” and begins singing and breathing his art.


Geoffrey Wells' Weekly Letter #7: Why done is better than not.

Hello again. This week I’ve been thinking about how, during the creative process, the elements of a project meld into a single unit, but only in the finishing stage. 843 more words


Igor Stravinsky, a correspondence.

In the early days of May, 1958, as my first year in college was ending, I wrote Igor Stravinsky’s publishers  J. & W. Chester Ltd. to ask if I could arrange for percussion quartet, the three dances from Stravinsky’s… 153 more words


History Hunt: Zitkala-Ša

For this week’s History Hunt, we’re back to North America and have moved forward several hundred years to meet Zitkala-Ša, a Sioux violinist and composer! 434 more words

History Hunt

All Kinds of Music

In my head, there is music. Mostly, it’s a rambling, meandering thing without much form or direction, just a little ditty that my subconscious seems to hum to itself along the journey of the day. 550 more words