I am grateful for family and friends supporting me this weekend so I can go to New York for time with an old friend. To Carter and Camila for teaching my group class for me. For my students parents who support the idea that middle school aged teachers might be a positive experience for their
The whirlwind of the past few weeks has stopped spinning for a minute and I am a bit incredulous that this concert happened. But it did and it truly was one of my favorite life moments to date. I feel like once the dust settles I will have something more to say.
Bohemian and free-wheeling, the Vermont Suzuki Institute, The GMSI is my favorite Suzuki Institute I have attended thus far. I was charmed by not one but two invites to a potluck dinners, endless picnics on the grass, group classes under the trees, chamber music in welcoming locals homes with lovely pianos, multiple options for
Completely in love with the Jack Quartet‘s rendition of composer George Lewis‘s String Quartet 2.5 “Playing with Seeds” (2017) performed this afternoon at the Brandon, VT Town Hall Theater. 101 new ideas for my teaching practice in about 10 minutes. vibrato and endless left hand finger exercises, so, so so many ideas for bow control,
My son Carter (on t-bone) and I (on violin and flutey thing!) got to play this amazing piece with Bear Irwin on piano, Kai Pasciak, Bass, and Konan Pasciak on Drums! Amazing. So fun. Best first time playing jazz that could ever be! Thank you Bear Irwin and MCMC for a not too bad
Gliere alert! Three opportunities to hear violin-cello duets of Reinhold Gliere (1874-1956) performed by violinist Emily Sunderman and cellist Chelsea Robinson. Sunday, May 20 10:20AM Saint Stephen’s Church, Middlebury, VT Sunday, May 20, 3:50, Middlebury Congregational Church At Project Independence, June 1, 2018 at 4PM.
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A sit-down family dinner has been always been a priority in our family. Mostly, it’s scratch-cooked homemade meals, sometimes it’s cereal or takeout, but sitting down together near the close of the day has been our ritual. If you’ve ever eaten with children, you know that conversations can easily…
Tanja found this meditation talk sound cloud that features a recording of me covering John Legend’s All of Me through a speaker for Tanja Hollander’s exhibit, Are You Really My Friend at Mass Moca which came down last weekend. https://soundcloud.com/ogiovetti/found-sound-friday-music-from-another-room
So today in addition to busking and eating cookies and playing other stuff and listening to a mini concert by the Addison String Quartet (Beethoven Op 59 No. 1 first movement) at the inservice program we sight- read the Rosin eating zombies from outer space by Richard Meyer! Here is a link to a short
Below is the schedule for the in-service day Chamber Music program at MCMC this coming Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 9:00AM-noon). Please bring a music stand if you have one and a check made out to the Middlebury Community Music Center or cash for $25. Snacks will be provided during breaks! Short