1. I Love you for your Orchards

Orchards in Virginia – some history and facts: One of my favorite apples, the Virginia Beauty, the namesake of my song, is one of the many fruits found in orchards throughout Virginia. The original Virginia Beauty apple tree grew before 1820 in what is today Carroll County in southwestern Virginia.  …

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A SONG OF PEACE BY JEAN SIBELIUS

I wrote this blog post for CHILDREN’S MUSIC NETWORK (CMN) as a guest blogger and am re-posting with their permission. Many creative artists and musicians felt moved by the burning of the twin towers of the World Trade Center in 2001 to create works of art in the years following,…

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