Posts in NYC
“New York, New York; It’s a hell of a town” (Week 2)

Last night I had the privilege of attending the Bernstein Centennial Finale concert, presented by Lost Dog New Music Ensemble in midtown Manhattan. They played new orchestrations of two of Bernstein’s ballets, Dybbuk and Fancy Free, both of which were originally written in collaboration with Jerome Robbins. While listening to his two works (which could not have been more different, by the way… check them out if you haven’t heard them), I found myself thinking about his life, particularly his teaching life.

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"NYC, Just got here this morning" (Week 1)

It’s been 7 days since I arrived in New York City, and in that short time I’ve started my internship, gotten settled in my apartment, eaten some great food, and (of course) had some adventures. Over the course of all those adventures, I’ve gotten to reconnect with old friends who I haven’t seen in years. I’ve reminisced more than a 20-year-old probably should be able to, and I’ve genuinely had a great time with these people. And here’s why.

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