Hooray! I just got back from The Walden School’s Creative Musicians Retreat, where my new art song, a setting of Thomas Hardy’s piece “The Selfsame Song,” was debuted (expertly!) by Renée Favand-See and Steven Beck.
Recording coming soon. It was a whirlwind of classes, rehearsals, lessons, and performances. I was really knocked out by how great my peers’ music was and what great people they were.
(That said, of course it’s great to be back home with my most favorite people (and cats) of all.)
It was also a real kick-start creatively – I am jazzed to write at least 8 new pieces this summer, and revise and resubmit my chamber opera.
As always, more to come….