Monthly Archives: October 2013

David Reminick – Perched upon an Arborescent Limb

I’d like to start things off with a big assertion: Dave began as my sole guiding force in music.  When I came freshly transferred into music at Columbia College, Dave Reminick was my first exposure to serious music study, in … Continue reading

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A Trivial Pursuit – Embracing the Surreal in the Modern Life of a Musician

Today, I write on behalf of Keith Kusterer’s work for speaking pianist, Trivia Surreal, which I will perform again in Boston, at the Boston Conservatory, on Thursday, November 7th, 2013, at Seully Hall. When I look back at this video, … Continue reading

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Narcissism, Irony and High Art

Coming from Johannes Kreidler’s concert on October 15th, 2013 at the Chicago Cultural Center, co-presented by the Goethe-Institut Chicago and Ensemble Dal Niente, I am left with a few deeply disturbing feelings towards the man and his music. This disturbance … Continue reading

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Fall

Poem # 784 Leave that sweet float, frozen in suspension above those clouds, gliding above those icy rinks. The air dies but the grass stays green, and I look away to see, dreaming of a life where I can jump … Continue reading

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Crossing the Line

Poem #783 This one line is all that’s mine. Mine?

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…how’s that for a press release?

I have just invented a piece, it’s called “I care because you care because I care because you care because…”  The piece is about the stigma of being alone, the love-hate relationship between oneself and the outside world, and the … Continue reading

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Give or Take

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