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April 2012

80 Laps Around the Sun

90 LapsI can hardly believe I’ve been on this Earth for 80 years this April 22nd. I used to think of 80 as really old, and looking in the mirror I can see some things have changed. I’m not as agile, but mentally I feel ageless and free to create.… Read the rest

Making Small Concerts Pay

Small ConcertIn my last blog I talked about the power of intimate concerts in small venues. But I wonder how musicians can make a living doing that. A solid chamber music career is hard to come by, unless you’re the Kronos Quartet.… Read the rest