There’s a lot to catch up on, from the ongoing #blacklivesmatters protests to The Wiz Live. Let’s get to it. Read More PoC News in America
This is my last semester of classes. WTF?
Francis Poulenc was a French dude who wrote loads of music, including the popular opera, Dialogues des Carmelites, and this marginally interesting piano sonata. Read on to learn more about my 100% factual opinions about Poulenc and piano music. Read More Fortgotify, the Last Frontier: “Sonata for 2 Pianos, no. 2- Allegro Molto”
Ladyblogland let us know about some awesome stuff this week.
Articles and think pieces about how Anna Magdalena Bach may have written the Bach Cello Suites and other pieces are making the rounds again, but it seems that everyone is missing the point. Who cares if she DID write the pieces — the point is, she COULD have. Read More Did Anna Magdalena Write the Bach Cello Suites? Who Cares!
Conference planning is terrible.
The past few weeks of my life (and next few days) have been completely dedicated to conference planning. As the default event coordinator in my understaffed office, this is a lot of wrangling people and offices and supplies and everything under the sun. This is also calling hotels, ordering tote bags, designing backsplashes for a conference program app, meetings with campus events, and more. Suffice to say, I’ve been exhausted. Read More A Playlist for Conference Planning
I make about $10 to $25 an hour. I receive no benefits other than a discount at the school store.
“Have you always wanted to teach but can’t full time?” -From a want ad for adjunct instructors.