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Travel, Language, Flute of my Labors, and Humility

The month of October was rich with foreign travel: Belarus, Latvia, and Italy. This is one of the great gifts offered by music: a Magic Carpet that flies you off to the far reaches of the globe. We are, after all, itinerant pilgrims, we performing artists. I can think of no greater privilege than this! […]

Catching Up, Sept. 2011

Rhonda Larson’s Flute For Thought Life has been full and rich since the last time I have written my ‘Flute For Thought’. I hardly know where to begin, but probably the likely place would be that we moved to a new location (somewhere in the fall season of 2009), nearer to civilization. Mind you, I […]

A beautiful and auspicious time: NOW!

I happened to be home on the Tuesday of Obama’s inauguration, so I witnessed many of the events that took place, including the great parading troupes of some of our nations finest musicians. I found it to be so inspiring and magical—not something that normally happens to me toward politics or governing practices in general… […]

How I Spent My “CHRISTMAS VACATION”

The Yo-Yo Ma competition in Three Parts: Part One by Rhonda Part Two by Rhonda Part Three, a few Reader Replies PART ONE Four days before a December 31 deadline, an astute friend informed me of a Yo-Yo Ma competition (which apparently began in October!) For the competition, you were invited to create a musical […]