What an amazing time we had at our debut Bluebird performance! It was my first time performing with the group since April, and I truly feel that the energy we felt onstage is a premonition of the exciting things this year has in store for us. We're working on new recordings, booking more shows, what more can you ask for!
I was honored to my students and colleagues from El Sistema Colorado as they shared the stage with none other than Yo-Yo Ma after his monumental performance of the Bach Suites at Red Rocks Amphitheater. We can all learn so much from this man, both musically and simply as humans, with all the genuine work he does as a citizen artist in the purest sense and putting culture into action by reaching out to others with constant curiosity and wonder. Not many people can throw down a
Here we performed our piece "Azur" by Tomas Peire Serrate, a special performance because not only did Tomas and I meet at this very festival back to 2016, but the piece is also inspired by the Cote Azur region in France where the festival takes place.