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Rice 50th Reunion

My 50th Rice Reunion began with a joyous re-uniting of old friends at the lovely home of Patti Everett, whom I first met on …

Three Days in Paris

Paris was resplendent when we first saw it in June 1967 and again in 1986 and 1994. Those broad avenues lined with …

Lyon, Then & Now

An International Piano Workshop attracted me to Lyon, France in 1994 for twelve intense days of learning new ways to teach music. …

Sounds of British Music

A piece for glass harmonica and accordion opened the Proms Concert at Royal Albert Hall in London on August 1, my first musical …

Music & More at Chautauqua

Flutist Jim Walker was the first of three outstanding professional musicians I encountered this year at Chautauqua. He is an old friend …

Hamilton on Broadway

Reading Chernow’s biography of Alexander Hamilton led me to Hamilton: the Revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter, a book that supplies an annotated score …

Rice Homecoming 2015

Steve and I journeyed to Houston November 12 – 15 for his Class of ’65 Golden Reunion. It was also our son David’s …

Happy Birthday Yo Yo

On October 7, Yo Yo Ma celebrated his 60th birthday. Lilli found this wonderful video of Yo Yo at age 7, playing …

Music from Iraq

Sorting through a huge file of music programs collected during our 47 years in Washington, I found many happy memories and one …

Baden and Beethoven

Baden bei Wien has the double honor of having hosted Mozart in 1791 when he wrote his most famous choral anthem, Ave Verum, and Beethoven, in …