“Oh Mona, this piece is so good! You should make a recording!” So I did. How long did it take from the first time I heard that statement to the release of the CD? The premiere of the piece, Choose Life, Uvacharta Bachayim, was in November of 1994. We released the recording in October […]
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Trout Quintet–Logan, Utah
By Mona Lyn Reese on July 19, 2008 in Links, Travel and fun
I had only been home about a week when I found myself making arrangements for a trip out of state. Over the last few years, my conductor friend, Barbara Day Turner, and I have been trying to record one of my best pieces, Choose Life, Uvacharta Bachayim. Finally, all the planets seemed to line up […]
How’s your daughter?
By Mona Lyn Reese on October 12, 2007 in Family and Friends, Links, Travel and fun
Wherever I go in the world, all my friends say “How’s your daughter?” I’m tired of bragging bit by bit and thought I’d go all out. I went to visit Greer and her husband, Michael, at the beginning of October. They were supposed to be all moved in to their brand new condo, complete with […]