Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Was that her???

I think I might have seen Looking2Live today at a concert I played with her friend Deborah. She held the door for us and then was walking out with Deborah and her husband. After I got into my car I started thinking that she looked familiar somehow and then I suddenly realized who she might be, because she has pictures of herself on her blog. I’m not totally sure it was her, but I’m pretty sure. And now I’m really creeped out – I feel like a stalker or something. But her blog is really interesting and she seems to like having people read it. It’s just so weird the way I happened to stumble upon it. I guess I’m going to have to quit being shy and introduce myself. Maybe I’ll leave a comment or something. I haven’t made any comments on any blogs so far. I suppose that as a seasoned blogger she is accustomed to the idea of total strangers knowing a fair amount about her, but now that I have possibly seen her in the flesh, so to speak, I’m somehow not that comfortable knowing all that I know. I guess it’s okay though since she writes for all of the internet to read - and she even uses her full name sometimes. But maybe that wasn’t her after all. Eeek, I should still probably just identify myself and tell her what I’ve been “up to” before too much more time passes. In the meantime I think I’ll just go back and hide under my rock for a while longer

Friday, April 25, 2008

Man of La Mancha

I’ve been playing a bunch of performances of “Man of La Mancha” recently. My favorite quote from that show is:

"Let's just say I dislike stupidity, especially when it masquerades as virtue."

This was yet another outstanding production by the Washington Savoyards. I've really enjoyed playing with them this spring.

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Beauty and the Beast

I subbed for a production of Beauty and the Beast this past Saturday. Ever since then I've had Beethoven's Symphony #6 in my head. Why? Because the song "Belle" starts with the exact same rhythm and interval pattern in its first four notes. I guess the composer of Beauty and the Beast knew a catchy melodic fragment when he heard one. And I have now proven what a huge music nerd I am.