I know you're knee deep in Christmas songs everywhere you go. You probably hear the same ten songs or so in every different place you go. But now you might be able to mix it up a little in your holiday playlist!
Five years ago yesterday, Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys died. I thought a lot about it yesterday. It seems like a lot of the time when I do these blog posts, I'm talking about something from my childhood. This time, it's a little more relevant to speak of my adolescence.
I've seen the stories in the local news about the Sedalia Symphony's latest performance, and it got me a little nostalgic again. About my connection to music, to orchestras - specifically here in Sedalia. When my Mother was a little girl, she was given a violin to play in school.