At "work" tonight! We are grooving in Galvin Hall with the incredible Claire Chase (who does flute acrobatics you've never heard) and 8 all-star voices of NU Bienen school Alumni under direction of Grammy-Award winning one and only Dr. Awesomeness Donald Nally Donald Nally NU .... Richard Beaudoin's piece: "Another Woman of Another Kind" is unreal. Worth staying up late for. 10 pm. This Friday Night April 20 at Galvin Hall, NU -It's FREE. !
What a fantastic experience this was! Richard Beaudoin was a joy to work with, what a cool composer, CHECK HIM OUT! Also. Claire Chase, Ladies and Gentlemen... And the infallible Donald Nally....
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"Becoming a mother changed me. I have more love, passion, and fulfillment in life; which in turn, enriches my artistry. Please join me in normalizing motherhood within the performing artist's culture."
- Rachel Sparrow
Rachel Sparrow is a professional singer, musician,(violin, piano, ukulele) actor, teacher, arranger, writer, and most importantly: a wife and a mommy of two littles. She loves to help parents make everyday life musical with their kids as well as share backstage stories, and performance experiences here. She earned her Master's degree in Voice Performance from Northwestern University, and also holds two Bachelor's degrees in Voice, and Music Education (certified to teach k-12 vocal & instrumental music) from Idaho State University. She is also a certified Music Together Director (music class for birth-5 yrs). See about Rachel.
"Think Outside Your Box" means 3 things:
1. Be Selfless - think beyond your own "box". (and for singers, there's more to life than your voice box!) You're capable of helping and healing others.
2. Feel Empowered to bust out of the proverbial
"box" made of societally-induced-parameters.
3. Be Bold. Innovate. Stretch yourself. You can do anything if you set your mind to it.