A New Semester Begins

Winter break is over, and my son went back to campus today. It’s also his 21st birthday! So he’s out of that gray area between 17 and 21, when he was an adult for some things and not others. It shouldn’t be that hard to believe. He’s 6-foot-3 and wears a size 15 shoe. ButContinue reading “A New Semester Begins”

Concert Month

I attended a concert at my son’s university last night, a student recital. The school really does have an excellent music department, though I’m afraid a lot of non-music majors and their parents don’t know it. The concert was the senior recital of a Music Composition student. These recitals are completely student-directed. He had toContinue reading “Concert Month”

Score One for the English Major Mom!

As a Music Composition major, my son has been writing a piece of music this week for a composition challenge at his university. Art students supplied original artworks for inspiration, and the student composers were each given a piece of art and matched up with a performer or group of performers. My son is workingContinue reading “Score One for the English Major Mom!”