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Final Reflections

Up until a few days ago, I was humming a song from Ragtime almost every waking second of the day (and probably in my sleep as well).  But now, suddenly having found 15 extra hours in my week just in time for finals, I’m left with this sense that what we did was just so […]

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What I didn’t mean to learn

When I first emailed Nate to get involved with the music aspect of Ragtime, my intention was to learn as much as I could from Professor Kelley’s style of music directing, and later be able to apply my knowledge to music direct a future Hoof n Horn show.  A semester later though, having sat through […]

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All sides of the music

Working with both the pit and the singers I think gives me a unique perspective on the process of learning the music of a musical.  It’s really easy when you’re putting on a musical for the singers to assume that the pit should come in one week before the show and know everything perfectly.  And […]

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From the pit

Working with the pit this weekend, I realized how excited I am to do the song ‘Henry Ford’.  Although not the most epic or famous song from the musical, but I love how the percussion instruments throughout mimic the sounds of a factory. This version isn’t of the best recording quality, but I chose it […]