Friday night was the pinning ceremony for our daughter.  She is in her high school marching band as a clarinet player.  What a wonderful evening!   Hearing the music, and seeing the kids all doing so amazingly well is so good for the heart.  I firmly believe that kids in activities such as this really helps them achieve success later on.  They have a built in family at school and a place to feel a part of.  Plus, music is so awesome to know how to play!   It’s amazing the things it does for the brain.

This year the band band is doing the show Project Stravinsky.   It’s a telling of the friendship between designer Coco Chanel and the composer, Stravinsky.  It is said when they met they both immediately inspired the other.  Before long, both their careers were kicking up into high gear.   The music is beautiful and the show was amazing.

These kids have been at it for a month and they are already performing at an amazing level!  Looking forward to competition season!