Entries by Melissa Kalal

Pondering the Mystery

Marlene’s Musings January 9, 2016 Music is for the people. For all of us, the dumb, the deaf, the dog & jays, handclappers, dancing moon watchers, brainy puzzlers, abstracted whistlers, finger-snapping time keepers, crazy, weak, hurt, weedkeepers, the strays. The land of music is everyone’s nation – her tune, his beat, your drum, one song, […]

Never Say Never

Marlene’s Musings November, 2014 Never say Never When I was interviewed for this job, I was asked what repertoire I thought the orchestra could perform. I said, “We won’t be able to do Bartok, Concerto for Orchestra but there are so many other things we will be able to do.” This orchestra has grown so […]