Archive for December, 2008

Yo-Yo Ma is holding a contest in conjunction with Indaba Music to “collaborate virtually” with anybody who wants to create a remix of his recording of Dona Nobis Pacem. Contestants are invited to create their own counter-melodies or variations. Whoever comes up with the best rendition will get to make music with Yo-Yo Ma in […]

In my first post, I said classical music annoys me sometimes. If you can’t imagine why, this post is for you. In all the recitals and concerts I’ve ever performed in, there’s an obvious preponderance of parents, music teachers, and people with white hair. I don’t have anything against old people, but I can’t help […]

An introduction


Like a lot of people my age, I don’t know what I’m going to do with my life. I’m currently an undergrad student of classical music and vocal performance. Classical music and its trappings alternately annoy and fascinate me. I like writing about music history and understanding how all music fits into everyday life: what […]