Irrational Success

I read this small poster that said “Those who succeed are those who are irrationally passionate about something.” It made…

Life in Boston

After leaving Wheaton (with no master’s program in music) and diving straight into a competitive conservatory, I felt a bit…

What Makes it Worth it

I know this a bit late, but after traveling so much, I didn’t have a good chance to breath and…

A Brief Update

I just wanted to put out a few summer updates: A lot of my summers have been a time for…

Endings and Beginnings

I had this sugar-coated idea that second semester senior year was a time to relish those around you, soak in…

Auditions and Expectations

The English countryside has given me some time to really think about the grad school process so far. After a…

The Process

Winning      I am pretty sure that the only stories I read about competitions are from the winners. Those…

Change: Part I

hey friends, Nathan here Change — generally, it’s something I’ve welcomed — getting out of high school or starting a…