Tag Archives: vocal performance

Daughter Featured at Contralto Corner

This post at Contralto Corner featuring my daughter became the high point of my evening. I really need a Spring/Summer home in the Pacific Northwest so I can enjoy her live performances in person this season, or any season for … Continue reading

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Madame Butterfly from Coast to Coast

Tonight is opening night for Seattle Opera’s production of Madame Butterfly.  My daughter, Rachelle, is once again a member of the cast.  She appears third from the left in both photos below. Earlier this year, Rachelle was also a member … Continue reading

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Modesitt on the Fallacy of Undergrad as Vocational Programming

I am guilty of advocating more women pursue STEM degrees, but I’m also one hundred percent behind my daughter’s choice of career in vocal performance. At one point in her life, she was perfectly happy to pursue a STEM related … Continue reading

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Tenacious Dedication

I feel nostalgically melancholy today.  I am remembering a time, about a decade ago, when I seethed with frustration surrounding a disappointing rejection my daughter suffered through.  When I requested an explanation for the rejection, the response I received  accused … Continue reading

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Grande Finale to a Grand Weekend

I’m amazed at how much I accomplished this past weekend, especially considering my husband had major surgery less than three weeks ago. Friday Evening Friday night was our first venture out on a ‘date’ since the surgery.  I signed up … Continue reading

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Backlogging Part One

Originally posted on Erde the organic opera:
Oh boy….. Well, started this blog 3 years ago, posted 3 times, and became so busy with school and performing I forgot I even had a blog. Now that I am done with…

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Why “Higher” Education Isn’t the “Solution”… « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

http://www.lemodesittjr.com/2015/01/20/why-higher-education-isnt-the-solution/ I just depressed myself reading this article.  My daughter completed her Masters in Vocal Performance last year. Everything Modesitt mentioned is true only he paints an even more daunting and brutal career landscape than I imagined. Posted from WordPress … Continue reading

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