Journal

  • OCTOBER 2016

    With just a little over one month to go before we elect a new President of the United States,…

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  • SEPTEMBER 2016

    The next sentence is one I have very rarely written: I conducted one piece for the entire month of…

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  • AUGUST 2016

    After a terribly long trip from Nagoya, we arrived in Santa Fe, a place so opposite the Japanese cities…

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  • JULY 2016

    Most of the time, I devote this space to simply recounting what has taken place over the previous month,…

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  • JUNE 2016

    First off, I hope you are enjoying the new website. It took a lot of work, but now that…

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  • MAY 2016

    The end of a grueling, nine-week global schedule finished up with gusto and subtlety. We literally traveled around the…

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  • APRIL 2016

    Amid the escalating political rhetoric dominating the news, as well as atrocities being committed in the world, there was…

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  • MARCH 2016

    Whew! That was exhausting.

    It was a good thing that February contained one extra day, as I needed any break…

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  • FEBRUARY 2016

    When they decided to call it “New Year,” perhaps they were referring to my conducting schedule. With four pieces...

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  • JANUARY 2016

    It’s 2016, and this coming year is filled with interesting programs, exciting places to be, and fascinating people to...

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