Saturday, June 27, 2009


Friday, June 26, 2009

Syd spent a week at the Fiddlekids camp as part of the Beech Tree group. She learned tunes of the Appalachia, Bluegrass, Scottish, Irish and Swing. We were treated to great sounds on the last day. 

Monday, June 22, 2009

CMC Violin Summer Recital 2009

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Sydney did two pieces for the CMC Violin Sprint Recital:

Theme and Variations by G. Papini
   with piano accompanist, Fred Nunnally

Etude in d minor by S. Van Bueren (yes! her own composition)

Sydney with instructor, Loretta Taylor

Sydney with last year's instructor, Paul Espinosa
and fellow buddy and violinist, Jesske

Sunday, June 07, 2009

Artseed Video Fundraiser

Hello everybody.  ArtSeed, which Sydney and I are involved with, has an opportunity to win some money.  This requires people to vote for our video at the following website.  The video was on the first page but that may change.  It is titled "The SF Flagship Supports Artseed"  To vote the first time you will need to register.  They only require your e-mail and no other information.  You can vote once every 24 hours until 12 June.  If you are willing, please vote as often as possible up to once per day!

The video is located here:

Make sure to click on:  The SF Flagship Supports Artseed 


ps:  Syd appears at the beginning of the video with short hair and blue tie-dyed t-shirt... then again, in the Artseed Intensive section with long hair and red SF hoodie.

pps: please gooooo vote!