Monthly Archives: July 2012

love letter 2: California edition

I was in California last week, diction coaching (diction cheerleading?) for the Rachmaninoff All Night Vigil.  The ensemble was made up of professionals and volunteers; and in the first rehearsal I attended, they were underwater in terms of the pitches … Continue reading

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I’ve always wanted to write about “sam was a man” by Vincent Persichetti.  I sang it in high school, then conducted it with my women’s choir when I taught high school, and then also conducted it with my community choir … Continue reading

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