25 Days of Christmas Carols: Week 2

I hope you’re enjoying your daily dose of Christmas music. Click this post for access to the full week of carols!

December 8: I Want A Stradivarius for Christmas

December 9: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

December 10: Deck the Halls

December 11: What Child is This

December 12: O Christmas Tree

December 13: Czech Carol (Bells Ringing in the Tower)

Don’t forget to let me know your favorite carol on one of my socials for a chance to win a I LOVE CHRISTMAS sweatshirt!… Read More...

25 Days of Christmas Carols Contest!

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE CHRISTMAS MUSIC!

Now that it’s December, join me for 25 Days of Christmas Carols! Each day I will feature one of my favorite Christmas songs. Tell me which ones you like best on one of my socials (Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, Twitter, or YouTube) for a chance to win this fabulous sweatshirt!*… Read More...

Interview with Santa: His Surprising Reading List and Knack for Checking Things Twice

Black Friday Sale! Great Deals this Week!

Santa’s Top 3 Favorite Books of All Time (He’s read each of these multiple times.)

Santa’s Current Read: The Last Book of the Poldark Series

Santa’s Favorite Poems: YouTube Playlist: Some A Bit Spooky!

Santa’s Role as Proofreader for A Change in Tune (He’s checked it more than twice!)… Read More...

Flashback to my Senior Solo Concerto Competition: Saint-Saens Violin Concerto in B Minor, 1st Movement

My favorite composer of all time is Romantic-Era Frenchman Camille Saint-Saëns. The storytelling nature and emotive quality of his works have always resonated with me.

In my book A Change in Tune, protagonist Victoria finally decides to compete with the Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No. 3 in B Minor (1880).

Today, I’m excited to share with you the LIVE VERSION of my 18-year-old self’s performance of the Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto, accompanied by my high school Youth Symphony!… Read More...

Chapter 13: Dueling Violins

In spite of their rivalry, Victoria and Adrienne attempt to perform together like when they were little. Can they put aside their differences for a few minutes to play together? Or will the cat claws emerge?

My youngest sister and me as dueling violins at a talent show. I think she won!
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