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August 27, 2012

back to school

back to school

photo courtesy of Sarah Singer

We had a tradition at my house, a tradition I am sure is not unique to my family. Every August when the first day of school rolled around, my brother and I had our pictures taken before heading down the driveway to the bus stop. Always in our new school clothes, with our back packs stuffed with brand new school supplies, these pictures remind me of a new beginning we, as children, got every year that we, as adults, do not (Excepting New Year’s, but everybody gets that). Looking beyond our annoyed expressions (“Mom! Hurry uppppp!”), I now see a complex mixture of emotions ranging from hopeful to anxious behind my Strawberry Shortcake lunchbox.

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the rilling effect
August 22, 2012

As the summer winds down and the 2012-13 concert season approaches, we welcome our LACO musicians and colleagues back from a busy summer of concerts and music festivals.

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in memorium: Ruggiero Ricci
August 10, 2012

LACO violin, Jacqueline Brand remembers the tremendous violinist, and her teacher, Ruggiero Ricci, who passed away on Sunday:

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music expresses that which cannot be put into words
August 06, 2012

Like millions of people around the world, I have been riveted by the Olympic coverage for the past week – and I’m sure that my dedication to watching at night what I record during the day will not abate until after the Closing Ceremony on August 12.

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