Tag Archives: Beethoven

You are still here

There are some things for which one is never truly prepared, and losing a parent is definitely one of them. December 4, 2016 carved a wound in my heart. It has now slowly started to heal, but it will leave … Continue reading

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Inspiration

What is inspiration? What is that spark that ignites our thoughts and makes it possible for us, creative artists, to produce a work of art where there was nothing before? A walk in the woods, a book, a movie, or … Continue reading

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Taking a Stance

I have always thought that transcendental art exists in a realm beyond time, geographical/cultural context, and politics, but a few recent events have made me put this into question, so I’ve decided to explore this topic a bit further. First, … Continue reading

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Staying Relevant

Sometimes I think about the role of the composer in today’s society. Are we really needed? I guess we are as needed as any other creative artist, and although there might be some truth in Oscar Wilde’s assertion that “all … Continue reading

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