Intro to Masks

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I’m coming to the realization that the great majority of my darker moments stem from the feeling that I am not “seen,” and a fear that I may not ever be. And really, my biggest motivators for creativity are wrapped up in the same roots. Of course, I don’t mean literally “seen,” but that ache […]

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Before, Beside, Between, Beyond…

Before, Beside, Between, Beyond…Read more

How’s your year going so far? I feel like a broken record with this kind of thing, but I’m genuinely struggling to believe January is almost over. It’s been an odd few weeks, and I’ve found myself feeling quiet and contemplative—processing a blend of artsy thoughts, interpersonal thoughts, and problem-solve-ish thoughts. The big questions, and […]

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How To “To Do”

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In my last post, I shared some of my (mostly behind-the-scenes) 2020 efforts+wins. So, I thought I’d turn things around a bit now and let you in on my favorite practice for creatively managing time… I’ve shared this little strategy a bunch of times over the past few years in masterclasses with music majors and […]

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Year in Review

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I can’t help but feel a little excited during this time of year. I just love a beginning. And the beginning of the year is such a fun one for me, even if it’s thoroughly symbolic. Cliché as it may be, I love taking some time to think over the past year—what I’ve done, what […]

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Masks Part IV: Ongoing…

Masks Part IV: Ongoing...Read more

When I published my original Masks essay in February of 2019, I was at a bit of a breaking point. I felt deeply, chokingly unseen. And I imagined that articulating my fears, traumas, and ideas would alleviate some of the invisibility I felt. But after two years spent wrapping my tender stories in their most […]

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