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#919606 - 06/04/07 09:34 PM What is your job?  
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Just wondering what do you work as. As for me, I am a programmer.

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#919607 - 06/04/07 09:43 PM Re: What is your job?  
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High school music/everything else teacher (In-built relief.. it's like a casual but permanently employed)


"Work hard and strive to reach the power of bland"
#919608 - 06/05/07 06:59 AM Re: What is your job?  
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Recently retired teacher/Asst. Principal. Now working as an adjunct at a local college.

#919609 - 06/06/07 04:58 PM Re: What is your job?  
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I am a Network Administrator & Customer Service Administrator for a small company that manufactures digital proofing equipment.

I get to not only do the geek-stuff like setup servers and help users, I also put in orders, coordinate shipping nationally as well as internationally, and talk to customers on the phone.

John


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#919610 - 07/29/07 02:33 PM Re: What is your job?  
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pianist, piano teacher and replacement secretary


Mastering:Chopin Etudes op.10 nos.8&12 and op.25 no.1, Chopin Scherzo no.4 in E major op.54, Mozart Sonata in B flat major K.333& Khachaturian Toccata
#919611 - 07/29/07 09:23 PM Re: What is your job?  
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I am a computer consultant (media tape librarian) in a major bank in New York City. I used to perform a similar task similar to John until my position was outsourced.

-Mark


...The ultimate joy in music is the joy of playing the piano...
#919612 - 07/31/07 03:19 PM Re: What is your job?  
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Where to begin? I once owned a bakery laugh then managed another one; was a mortgage banker (special loans), then worked for years as a temp doing clerical work.

In 1988 I got a job for a Fortune-500 company installing mainframe hardware, then PCs, then did Helpdesk, PC Needs Assessment, Email support, then Web support.

In that same company I finally ended up as a webmaster for a gigantic Intranet; I supported some very high profile websites that would be familiar to everyone here.

Alas, I was laid off in 2001.

Happily, I have been supporting myself full-time as a musician since then. I have a demanding job as a church organist and accompany many choirs.

#919613 - 07/31/07 03:26 PM Re: What is your job?  
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Professor of psychology at the University of Kentucky, eagerly awaiting one of those early retirement buyouts so I can stay home and play piano all day. wink


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#919614 - 07/31/07 10:33 PM Re: What is your job?  
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Full-time student. If that doesn't count... part-time freelance webdesigner.

#919615 - 08/01/07 01:32 AM Re: What is your job?  
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Pianist, piano teacher, hopeful pedagogy master's student, freelance writer, cat mom.


Pianist and teacher with a 5'8" Baldwin R and Clavi CLP-230 at home.

New website up: http://www.studioplumpiano.com. Also on Twitter @QQitsMina
#919616 - 08/03/07 10:59 AM Re: What is your job?  
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I hold signs for a tax company. It's actually really embarassing.


I know the music ups and down.
#919617 - 08/06/07 03:08 PM Re: What is your job?  
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I hold signs for a tax company. It's actually really embarassing.
Dude, are you that person in a statue of liberty costume who waves at me every day as I drive to work?

#919618 - 08/07/07 08:17 PM Re: What is your job?  
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[b] I hold signs for a tax company. It's actually really embarassing.
Dude, are you that person in a statue of liberty costume who waves at me every day as I drive to work? [/b]
LOL YES HAHAHAHHAA


I know the music ups and down.
#919619 - 08/07/07 08:30 PM Re: What is your job?  
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Lol, small world eh?

I`m a cook in a pub. The other pub over the road where I spend my breaks has a well looked after upright but they`ve never let me play it :-(


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#919620 - 08/08/07 01:44 AM Re: What is your job?  
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LET you???
who ever asks for permission to play a pub piano? Just sneak up and grab a few bars before being thrown out kicking and screaming "I'll be bach and when I am I'll be able to play!!!!" laugh


"Work hard and strive to reach the power of bland"
#919621 - 08/08/07 02:05 AM Re: What is your job?  
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I'm a financial advisor with a financial institution. Definitely looking forward to early retirement so I'll have more time to play the piano.

#919622 - 08/14/07 11:15 AM Re: What is your job?  
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Definitely looking forward to early retirement so I'll have more time to play the piano.
Me too!... can't wait to be liberated from my boring job as a Technical Editor/Author for a well-known aircraft manufacturer (not Boeing, the other one!).


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#919623 - 08/15/07 12:57 AM Re: What is your job?  
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Hmmm... Please excuse me, it is grammatically correct, but "What.. is.. your.. job?" :rolleyes:

..is something from a robot's text book and I've been trying for years to convert my conference attending globe trotting students of English to the more switched on and current...

"What do you do?", "What line are you in?",
"What do you do for a living?"

So,... what.. is.. MY.. job then?

If you cannot infer a possible answer then maybe you need English lessons! wink


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#919624 - 08/18/07 04:52 AM Re: What is your job?  
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lol..pretentious, but you're right.


I know the music ups and down.
#919625 - 09/27/07 03:18 PM Re: What is your job?  
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I am a Commodity Broker. Love my job since I am my own boss.


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Commodity Broker by Day, Piano Student by Night.
#919626 - 09/27/07 03:23 PM Re: What is your job?  
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I am a high school student. Home schooled of course, the only way to go! At only 16


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#919627 - 10/03/07 02:52 PM Re: What is your job?  
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I am a housewife and mommy. I used to be a teacher does that count?


My blog such as it is http://melissasjourneys.blogspot.com
#919628 - 11/26/07 04:49 AM Re: What is your job?  
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I started out doing electrical work but found it to be a tough job and now I'm starting a new field of TV production.

I'm looking to either be a camera operator in a studio or on-location or an editor as I'll be certified with Avid Express though the local college.

I don't even know where to start looking for work in this type of field though...

#919629 - 11/28/07 05:21 PM Re: What is your job?  
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I am a full time PhD student (finishing thank God).

Other than that full time composer for concert hall pieces (got 2 commissions for 2008! and I'm truly excited that I can't stop mentioning it everywhere I go :p ) and composer for computer games (not films, mind you).

I also teach piano to a kid.

Now, how can one have 2 full time jobs and another totally part time, is a mystery even to me. :p

#919630 - 12/07/07 12:07 PM Re: What is your job?  
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I'm a Geographic Analyst for a company called NAVTEQ.

We fieldwork and prepare mapping data which gets used in sat-nav systems by Garmin and BMW.


[note: we are not responsible for the 'routing' calculations, so I'm not open to complaints of that nature wink ]

#919631 - 12/07/07 06:27 PM Re: What is your job?  
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I studied in computer engineering, been programmer for a while. Now I’m an associate producer in a video game company (will be know as Activision Blizzard anytime soon) where I manage a team of over 60 designers, artists and programmers to make the best games in the world! (We are hiring if this interest anyone!)


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#919632 - 12/07/07 06:48 PM Re: What is your job?  
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Chalk up another one for the computer programmers.
AT&T mobility - mediation - MMS guy
(pl/sql and perl... sigh... That's why I got ditty)


http://PianoCheetah.com - my weird piano practice program
#919633 - 12/09/07 08:09 PM Re: What is your job?  
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I am a commercial pilot. It is perhaps the most fun job out there. Love it!


A programmer is someone who solves a problem you didn't know you had in a way you do not understand.
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#919634 - 12/10/07 06:49 PM Re: What is your job?  
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I taught English at our local high school for 34 years and retired in June. Now I go in 2 days a week to substitute, catch up on the gossip, see my friends, administer tests, assign worksheets, and leave all the actual WORK for the "real" teacher.
As for those dreams of having the time, finally, to play the piano? I'M THERE, BABY!!


I'm getting there--note by note.
#919635 - 12/12/07 01:33 AM Re: What is your job?  
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I'm a full-time student of biology (undergrad), part-time bookeeper for the family business, and dog mommy to our 11-month old golden retriever. Music is my therapy smile


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#919636 - 02/05/08 02:14 AM Re: What is your job?  
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Law student. 1.5 more years, and I'll be a lawyer.

#919637 - 02/07/08 12:23 AM Re: What is your job?  
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I have upgraded my job status (but don't get paid more!) I am now officially "Computer Co-ordinator" meaning I get more whining and complaints WOOO!!!


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#919638 - 02/13/08 04:36 PM Re: What is your job?  
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Computer Programmer. For the past 3 years, I've worked from home, high intensity concentration for a couple of hours at a time, punctuated by half-hour breaks on the piano. Works out nicely.


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#919639 - 02/15/08 12:51 AM Re: What is your job?  
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I'm a process technician in a wafer fab. 15 years in the semiconductor manufacturing industry. I help make the computer chips that make all your favorite toys go!


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I work as a millwright for a steelmill.

#919641 - 02/17/08 10:13 AM Re: What is your job?  
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Physician and medical director for an occupational medicine clinic. Also started and ran, with my wife doing all the hard stuff, a heating oil company now sold thank god. Also do medical consulting for several organizations. And really want to be a piano player when I grow up!

#919642 - 02/20/08 02:09 PM Re: What is your job?  
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I am a full-time student attending classes and doing homework. =D


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#919643 - 03/01/08 01:08 AM Re: What is your job?  
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Before i am an employee from different IT companies, I Job hop a lot. Now I am a freelance computer programmer.

#919644 - 03/15/08 02:46 PM Re: What is your job?  
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Retired Engineer... returning piano student. Brain not connected to fingers as well as it was when I was 12 years old!
Cheers,
Roger


An engineer(EE) from Thornhill, near Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
General Music PRO1 stage-piano plus very good audio system.
"Repair, refurbish, rebuild, reuse, re-engineer, recycle..." Keep the old 'uns playing! Applies to pianos as well as vintage radios (my other hobby!)
#919645 - 04/12/08 08:57 PM Re: What is your job?  
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I'm still in high school and I've never had a job. More time for practicing piano!! Except when I'm working on math homework


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#919646 - 04/12/08 09:17 PM Re: What is your job?  
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I am a full-time music student. A little late in life but oh well.


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#919647 - 04/14/08 08:10 AM Re: What is your job?  
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I am a translator of several middle eastern languages. I was not really that good at languages when I started. It was simply a matter of brute force practice and hard work. And enduring, and putting aside, the ad hominen criticism by well-meaning, but ultimately counter-productive instructors.

I see many parallels between language learning and piano learning. Both require long periods of seeming non-progress in the beginning, before any real progress can be noted. This results in many dropouts, or students who are very well versed in the grammar, but can't put together a basic sentence.

Having had language instructors of all pedagogical stripes I can say that I avoid the zero-tolerance, restrictive ones, if at all possible. Now, as a sometimes teacher of language myself, my philosophy with my students is to let them speak, even though they may be making obvious mistakes. Fluency emanates from practice of the basics. Honing the finer aspects of pronounciation, conjugation can come later.

In grad school, I had instructors who would correct you as you uttered your first syllable. We ended with a group of students afraid to open their mouths.

As a language teacher, my philosophy was to praise any progress that I saw and explain mistakes, rather than make bald-face, sarcastic remarkes at the expense of the student. This, I believe, is a positive approach; that I think is more modern and up-to-date with current pedagogical approaches.


"A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of."
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Ah Kunia, so there are two of us. I am a certified translator of two language combinations and I also train others in preparation for the exam that leads to certification so that they can meet standards and ethics. There do seem to be a lot of similarities between language and music, and it seems musicians are often linguistically inclined and vice versa. Do you find that sight reading has some similarity to translation, where one set of words flow to your eyes, and another set of words flow from your keyboard?

I only teach language one on one. I guide my students to get the cadences and flow of language, to learn to truly hear themselves and the sounds, and both these things help lead to a native-like accent. I have borrowed that and other principles from music learning. Some of the ways I approach learning music are similar to how I approach learning my next language. Consecutive interpretation assignments feel like performances (I interpret rarely) and I get more butterflies before interpreting than before performing, since the speaker's words and dialect may be unfamiliar. My nightmare is stopping mid-sentence and not knowing the needed word. When you perform you can always improvise yourself out of a situation, but you might stumble in a similar way. In both, you have learned theoretical material which you practice, but then in real life in front of other people you must be able to use those skills fluently.

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I'm a special ed teacher!

#919650 - 04/23/08 04:33 PM Re: What is your job?  
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I am a corporate Executive Butler, probably the only one here. I am also a translator, but determined not to accept the lousy wages translators are paid these days, I have made many enemies among potential employers with my relentless critisism of the above problem. And when I get work for proofreading, it shockingly reveals what kind of translators who are willing to put up with that kind of puny remuneration!
But, as with everything else: You get what you pay for. (Or don't pay for.)


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I am a full time student, majoring in literacy and social work. It doesn't leave me too much time for the piano:(

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ChatNoir, if you are qualified you can freelance and set your own rates as a translator. Even when working with agencies this is so - though some agencies don't know the difference between an employee and a subcontractor and will not get professionals to work with them. Butlering sounds so much more interesting, though.

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ChatNoir, if you are qualified you can freelance and set your own rates as a translator. Even when working with agencies this is so - though some agencies don't know the difference between an employee and a subcontractor and will not get professionals to work with them. Butlering sounds so much more interesting, though.
Yes, I do only freelance, but it is still meager times out there. Luckily my "real" job pays more than enough to cover my expenses, so I can afford to yell at all the cheapskates. wink


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#919655 - 05/22/08 11:21 AM Re: What is your job?  
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I'm a Pharmacist.
Although my specialty is Industry & Laboratory, I work as a Pharmacy Manager.

#919656 - 07/24/08 02:10 PM Re: What is your job?  
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#919657 - 07/27/08 07:27 PM Re: What is your job?  
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Children's ministry director


~Stanny~

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Certified Piano Teacher, American College of Musicians
Member: MTNA, NGPT, ASMTA, NAMTA
#919658 - 07/30/08 07:14 AM Re: What is your job?  
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I'm a cop. 20 years in the job and still loving it. It beats working for a living! laugh

Balf ♫

#919659 - 08/15/08 06:18 PM Re: What is your job?  
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I had ambitions of becoming a s*x maniac, but I failed the practical........


Currently working on:-
C Major scale (r/h only - starting with the pinkie finger)......

Dear Noah,
We could have sworn you said the ark wasn't leaving till 5.
Yours sincerely,
The Unicorns



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#919660 - 08/25/08 06:41 AM Re: What is your job?  
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I'm an engineer. I decided to take up piano so that the left side and ride side of my brain don't become too asymetrical. Although the more I get into it, the more I realized there's a lot of complex engineering in this music theory stuff. These earthlings can be very creative.


Keep it fun, and stay motivated!

If you can achieve something without a struggle, it's not going to be satisfying.

#919661 - 08/25/08 02:35 PM Re: What is your job?  
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Being a highschool student, i work at the local video store smile



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I had an internship as a programmer with IBM in San Jose during my college years. I then worked as a mortgage programmer for a bank. I was editor of a Newsletter for the Salt Lake Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. I'm also a church organist.

#919663 - 08/29/08 12:53 AM Re: What is your job?  
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Certified translator from English to French. Specialized in contracts, securities - prospectus, annual information forms - and other exciting stuff...

#919664 - 09/18/08 11:01 PM Re: What is your job?  
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I am a corporate pilot. I love my job and it beats working for a living.

#919665 - 09/19/08 07:57 AM Re: What is your job?  
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Electrical Engineering student, I do vac work & some part-time hours for an engineering firm.

#919666 - 11/05/08 10:37 AM Re: What is your job?  
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I am a field engineer for a major Aerospace Company... not Airbus, the other one. thumb Working in Qatar.


Life's journey is not to arrive at the grave safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, totally worn out, shouting '...holy sh*t ....what a ride!'
George Carlin
#919667 - 11/05/08 04:55 PM Re: What is your job?  
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Well, seeing that I'm a high school student, I work at a gas station. Whoopee...
But I plan on going to college to be a band teacher. Fun. smile


Currently working on:
-Die Moldau
-some jazz stuff
#919668 - 11/09/08 06:29 AM Re: What is your job?  
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4th year undergrad Biochemist and proud smile


Tar Viturawong
Amateur composer and pianist
Known on YouTube as pianoinspiration
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#919669 - 12/04/08 03:49 PM Re: What is your job?  
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Part owner of ProCut Mowing & More. Part time piano teacher.

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I'm a high school student and I work in a retail store at the mall(Abercrombie & Fitch).

#919671 - 12/09/08 04:01 AM Re: What is your job?  
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I'm a grad student in philosophy.


charlessamuellang.com
Semi-pro pianist and piano technician
Tuesdays 5-8:30 at Vince's West Sacramento, California
#919672 - 01/12/09 08:20 PM Re: What is your job?  
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I'm a retired medical instrument designer, and piano player for years. Two months ago played Liszt's hungarian rhapsody #2 finally...Three weeks ago had stroke and am now back to square one starting all over from the beginning. Glad I love music, get to do it all over again... yippie

1 Month later, still not much progress, but just keeping the grind to the nosestone...


Fred Bieler

If you look deeply enough into someone's eyes you will find a place that, were you to go there, would break your heart in two.
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