The War and Treaty: “If It’s in Your Heart”

Posted on Feb 15, 2019 in Premieres
The War and Treaty: “If It’s in Your Heart”

There are a lot of things about being human that are hard and scary. On the inestimably long list, being vulnerable with another person is most certainly near the top. It requires immense courage to share something of yourself with another, when their response isn’t sufficiently pre-determined to be positive. Whether it’s saying “I love […]

David Huckfelt: “Still and Still Moving”

Posted on Jan 13, 2019 in Premieres
David Huckfelt: “Still and Still Moving”

The wisdom of the ages-old adage “This too shall pass” tracks back to Persian times and Sufi poets. Various tellings from a multitude of traditions recount a random Eastern monarch who wished to have a ring etched with a saying that would help him through hard times. The saying certainly accomplishes that goal, but also […]

Hush Kids: “Goodbye Rain”

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in Premieres
Hush Kids: “Goodbye Rain”

There are some who feel that two voices, when coming together, need be of differing timbres — one smooth, one rough. They would have us believe that a too-similar pairing won’t work, like a double-negative in a sentence negating itself or an opposites attract kind of quantum thinking. But some of the greatest musical duos […]