"Think of love as a state of grace, not the means to anything, but the alpha and omega. An end in itself." Marquez
"It's all about stories and telling stories, some with happy endings and some with not." Alejandro Gomez Guillen
At the 23rd annual Lotus Festival, Ayaan Ali Bangash shared the intricacies of the Indian sarod and why the music we make is a reflection of who we are.
"I'm not an officer. I work for a living." Sergeant Sulpice
"Two friends from childhood met for drinks, and they gave us a piano!" conductor David Bowden
"This is a simple-minded play about men who enjoy killing--and those who don't." Penelope
North Christian Church loans pianos long term to parishioners who can't afford an instrument of their own. Hyneman will be the first recipient of a piano.
It's the rare artist who maintains a serious stake in visual arts and music. Family, friends, colleagues, and a suprising protege remember Sandy Wood Taylor.
"A Dream of singing and traveling became a reality." Chris Bruerton, King's Singer since 2012
"I played the trumpet for two years, didn't like it...nothing against the trumpet..." horn player Dale Clevenger