The musical journey has begun

There are days when I still have trouble believing I’m someone’s mom. Then something will happen that really drives that point home, such as yesterday, when I took my four-year-old son to his first violin lesson. For ten years, from age 6 to 16, I was the one standing in front of a music stand […]

For the love of music

Saturday night saw a wonderfully successful production of Handel’s Messiah, of which I was the lead violinist in the string quartet. Two choirs had been rehearsing for four months, which was significantly less that us string players, and that’s why our Friday night dress rehearsal resulted in a fair amount of panic on my part that […]