a Rose by any other name

I don’t get it. This coming January, 2014 the Charleston Symphony Orchestra is offering a single “themed” concert as part of their season: “Go back in time once again with this season’s Time Machine. The theme is composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky as a visionary, dreamer, and traveler. Join the CSO as we take you on […]

the importance of Venue

Over the last few months, we have been preparing for our inaugural Treefalls concert here in the upstate of South Carolina. The community has been wonderfully supportive, and I’ve been pleasantly surprised at the amount of positive feedback regarding contemporary chamber music. The fact that so many are passionate about the project, are actively and […]


I tore open the gift, unwrapping the heavy, box-like object quickly. One glance at the title and I knew what it was – the book I’d asked for for Christmas. Smiling, I thanked my parents. My brothers asked me what it was, and I held it up displaying the title clearly. “Who’s it about,” someone […]