It’s the silly season of grants and residency applications while practicing, performing, editing, cleaning up old scores, and publishing a single. The latter things are fine, and necessarily detailed. But the process of applying for the ever-diminishing resources with pages of carefully crafted answers is just a preciously curated bundle of screams. One granting organization […]

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The Colo(u)r of Things

We painted our 120 year old Edwardian hallway turquoise, a firm upward finger to the pandemic fashions of “neutral” grays and taupes. Our painter confessed he was initially horrified (only knowing clients who were nervous about ahistorical paint jobs), but that he ultimately loved it.  He found this color comforting and enlivening, a color that […]

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