â€śTo have Mr. Stravinsky in residence for this past week, and conducting part of this eveningâ€™s program, we have brought to our students the most illustrious example of an individual who exemplifies both the knower and the doer. The impact of his presence upon the minds of our students is incalculableâ€ť
â€“ Walter Hendl, Director, Eastman School of Music
What to do now to avoid the dishes? The opportunity to see rare and classic films in a theater has been a real treat since I moved here, and some nights I was even lured me away from a few classical concerts.
Now, Iâ€™ll just have more time for music. If I get to even half of what Iâ€™ve written in to my calendar for the next few months, it will be pretty good. Here are some of the things that Iâ€™m looking forward to the first two months of 2013:
I admit it. December is not my favorite time of year. With so many cards to write, gifts to wrap, cookies to frost, and extra church services to plan and direct, I often feel overwhelmed by what feels like a month-long To Do List. That's a terrible thing to say, but I know I'm not alone. A survey conducted a couple of years ago by Harris Interactive showed 90 percent of respondents experience stress during the holiday season. ď»ż
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