Monthly Archives: July 2015

Goodbye, But Hopefully Not For Long

Well, this post is long overdue, but the jet lag really was a lot more than I expected returning home. Be prepared to take naps, and for early mornings when returning from the other side of the pond. So, away … Continue reading

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Words Just Cannot Cut It

Tuesday was an astounding today. I don’t think we could have packed any more into the day with lectures and a rehearsal for our concert on Wednesday, as well as our two small Conductor’s Concerts at 4:30 and 8:30. I … Continue reading

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Busy Was An Understatement!

Monday was definitely one of our busier days. Everyone stayed busy from 8 in the morning until Compline, which ended shortly before 10 p.m. We all had breakfast in the morning first thing, and followed with lectures by Dr. Jordan … Continue reading

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A Day Much Needed

Saturday night as people joined in the cabaret fun was hilarious and incredible. Many choir members and conductors sang, including songs from old and new shows, and even some Disney numbers (yes, Let It Go was belted, and in a … Continue reading

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The Feelings You Can’t Quite Describe

What does heaven sound like? This question was presented to us by Ayla Lepine in our 10 a.m. session, which really made everyone think for a moment. I know I had never a question like that before, and I started … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Text and Honesty

Today must have been one of the busiest days we will have during the Institute, as it felt like we constantly moved from class, to a meal, to a master class, then teatime, to rehearsal, and finally an amazing concert … Continue reading

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Our (Actual) First Full Day

It really is incredible to wake up, go about the day with your schedule in mind, as you also recover from the jet lag, and still try to remember how amazing it is to be in Oxford. Waking up this … Continue reading

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