Leaving Home To Come Home

I saw Mary Zimmerman’s vibrant “The Odyssey” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival a few weeks ago, a tale of endless metaphors and heart-rending questions about “home”. I left my home, New Zealand, decades ago, to live in the USA. I’m back now on a seven week sojourn, immersed in concerts, residencies, teaching and seeing loved […]

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A Month Of Poetry

April is National Poetry Month – its 20 year anniversary actually (and I think the Horsehead Nebula pictured here expresses it best!). Both the flute/percussion duo Caballito Negro concert, Songlines, and the flute and koto concert, Gentle Numbers In Eternity, celebrate this month, with American poetry and essay narratives. Both music programs are a revelation […]

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Welcome to my new website. My old homepage is shown below as a favorite memento, and the tree features in mirror form on every page on this new website… Many thanks to Susan Langenes & Fara Heath of Collage Creative, who patiently and expertly built the site with WordPress. They are superb collaborators and all-round […]

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