Baltimore, the chorus


I taught a chorus workshop to 12 students at SCT’s youth conservatory yesterday, and it was excellent. We had about an hour, and we did the process where they each bring in their own 4 lines of text and it ends in a chorus jam with all of them going from one text to another. I really liked it.

I had dinner with S at the end of the day, to celebrate the article, and I commented that I couldn’t believe how easy it was to make these workshops work now. It used to be so hard, and it feels so natural now, so straightforward. He said, “Well begun is half done.” I guess that’s so. After all, it has been a long time beginning, with many beginnings.

I also signed paperwork to become a Free School space steward / person-who-can-hold-a-class-there yesterday, so that Parallel Octave can rehearse there in the future.