the alternate timeline is now

What do you want to be when you grow up? As an “art kid,” I was obsessed with drawing, painting, creating, building. I even remember cutting out stories and headlines from the newspaper and pasting them up on my own paper. Layout, right out of the gate.

thriving backstage

When I launched Keener Editorial, I worried about how to explain the combination of editorial and design services that I would be offering. They seemed, somehow, at odds with each other. But I was only planning to build-out my decades-long side hustles and professional experiences into a one-person business. It couldn’t be that weird.

Motion, workarounds, pasticcio

The #NCGreatPerformances project—the Newberry Consort’s pandemic-inspired YouTube series—works like this: David and Ellen select a concert to highlight, choose the pieces to include, and create an audio master of the excerpts; David sends me the audio; I’m off to the races.

Pulling back the curtain

As part of a series of online events taking Newberry Consort audiences “behind the scenes,” I’ll be a featured speaker on March 15, 2021. Join us!

CD cover with a 14th-century illumination of two embracing lovers surrounded by flowers; one holds a falcon, suggesting they're resting from a day of hunting.

Visual consonance

Here’s Anonymous 4’s CD The Second Circle: Love Songs of Francesco Landini. As you’ll recall, Landini is the blind virtuoso and composer most associated with the Italian ars nova. Consider the image on the cover.