• Who Made My Christmas Music Library (12/28/2020) - She taught me to enjoy the sound of the piano. In my Christmas music, she wrote in embellishments that added chiming high trills, marching middle register fills, and resounding bass tremolos.
  • Collaborating to Combat Underrepresentation (10/26/2020) - “...Underrepresented” described our community of scholars and what I had been feeling as a learner and maker of classical music.
  • Why I Asked “Are You Okay?” (9/30/2020) - When I was a full-time professor, a student I knew from my department hurried out of the choir room immediately after singing a musical theater solo about suicide. I did not know why the student left, but I thought, “Someone should go check on him.”


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