Mahler’s 8th Symphony

fairy fountain

A small pond I found just off the train station in Highland Park

This last week was a crazy one, but fun. It was the end of an insanely rough summer for me. I was finally at a point where I could get through a performance without worrying about ten more things that needed doing for the next project or event. Continue reading


I am finally coming to the end of a VERY busy summer.  June started off with memorizing and practicing as many pieces as I could for my harp marathon. The week after that, I was in the choir for a performance of Carmina Burana. That was a full week of final rehearsal and two performances over the weekend.  Next, I work for a music festival two weeks every summer.  NOW, Ive just finished a week of rehearsals and a choral performance of Mahler’s 8th symphony in Chicago. (That’s coming in the next post.)

During all this insanity, Continue reading