“Hard work keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and spirit.”Music of one kind or another has always been part and parcel of who I am and who I’ve been – having a Mom who not only was a music professor, but was clearly the best accompanist ever (of course, I’d say that!). As a keyboard person (and in her era, that meant piano and organ), she could sight-read anything, read orchestrations and handwritten manuscript that would make a less competent person cry.
“The giving of love is an education in itself.”Heard that when the Ukiah branch of Bank of America is closing in November, the company has decided that the ATM will remain open. Good news to all the customers here. Mike and Denise Roumbanis, owners of Dig! Music, deserve a crown of gold for their ongoing support of local musicians.
Several Ukiahans performed with North Bay Stage Company’s production of “Man of La Mancha.” This revival of a show that premiered on Broadway in the 1960s is a musical in which the story is never dated; it lives and breathes in the moment. Miguel de Cervantes wrote Don Quixote, a story about a man who famously tilts at windmills, over 400 years ago. Les Pfutzenreuter, director, left his usual stamp of excellence, once again pulling together the varying talents of performers and production staff.
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Selecting a term
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