Monthly Archives: September 2015

A Final Reflection

I am not sure how to adequately sum up the experience of the last eight weeks. My paper will attempt to do that, but it will be formal and rigorously constructed. It won’t capture the joy I felt getting the experience of my dream job for a little while, the excitement of living in a… Read more »

“In the Room Where it Happens”

Sitting in the Hamilton pit was indescribable. To be “in the room where it happens” of one of the biggest smash hits to come to Broadway in recent years was so exciting. I had a copy of the score to follow along with and a great view of the entire orchestra. Hamilton was the eighth of eight… Read more »

Wrapping Up

My friend Bex was here for a few days and I haven’t posted as much because we were so busy. I sat in Les Mis and Wicked in the past week. Both were amazing experiences because I know both scores so well. The level of sound from Les Mis was fantastic because they do not… Read more »

On Again, Off Again

My research here is following the pattern of a career in music direction: dry spells where you have to get creative with your time, and periods that are so busy it feels there is hardly time to breathe. I have not had a direct observation of a show in a week or so, but today I… Read more »