Performance reflections on Traditional Ceremonies

Yesterday I had the opportunity of performing at a Funeral-Memorial Service at French Funeral homes in Rio Rancho, NM. This opportunity has been presented to me through a series of networking moments and is shared with my best friend of many years, Therese. This was our 4th funeral since July. I consider this opportunity an honorContinue reading “Performance reflections on Traditional Ceremonies”

Day 29 – 1 to go

I’m going to start with the stats, because I feel like that is really what everyone wants to know: -8lbs in 4 weeks -3″ from the belly/core (with 3 different measurements) -3.5″ from various measurements throughout the body increased energy better sleep clarity in my mind positive energy over negative energy approaching everyday stressors withContinue reading “Day 29 – 1 to go”

That one student…That one teacher!

As a private flute instructor, I’ve taught over 80 students in my short 12 years. I started fresh out of high school as I pursued my degree. Add in classes, clinics, ensembles and more, and I’m probably well over 200. That’s quite a stretch of personal human interaction and stimulation I get to have daily. AtContinue reading “That one student…That one teacher!”

Carrizozo Music Presents the Altura Winds

I love performing Chamber Music. This will ring true in my heart for as long as I live. There is something special about sharing the stage with friends and family that cannot be found in the spotlight.  Believe me, I am a spotlight performer, too! The Pops Music series in Carrizozo, NM, formerly known asContinue reading “Carrizozo Music Presents the Altura Winds”

Liz Madden, Art in the Afternoon at the Albuquerque Museum

This is a little later than I would have liked to post something in regards to this performance, but has constantly been on my mind. As I’m trying to write more about the experiences I have in performing with some of the finest musicians in the world (literally), I finally get to write about theContinue reading “Liz Madden, Art in the Afternoon at the Albuquerque Museum”