What do you do at Smith?
I conduct the Smith
College Chorus and the Chamber Choir. I also teach classes
in the music department and give voice lessons.
How many years
have you been at the college?
This is my first.
What is your busy season?
NOW THE FUN STUFF:
Who gets the most face time with you?
Those students who sing in the
two ensembles I direct and also study voice with me.
What are you
The Rest is Noise: Listening
to the Twentieth Century by Alex Ross.
What is your favorite movie?
If you suddenly had two hours of free time,
what would you do?
Sit at the piano and play around
or work on last week's Sunday Times crossword.
What is your favorite
wall hanging at home?
A poster of Picasso's Three
What annoys the heck
out of you?
Do you eat fast food?
Yes, especially if you count
What's your favorite thing about
where you grew up?
Having four completely distinct
What single piece of
advice would you give to graduating seniors?
Your life will be long
and varied, but it goes by quickly. Never worry so much about
the future that you sacrifice your ability to savor the joys
of the present.