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Kelsey Z.

January 1, 2006 at 7:42 PM

Aah! It's 2006. How did that happen? It can't be 2006 and already can it? I guess it can. It is. *sigh* Another year has gone by. How unreal is that? A memorable year for me! Getting to go to the other side of the country to be immersed in music and surrounded by some of the greatest players and teachers of my time. That was one memory that will hold strong for many reasons (I'd never had 11 roomates before then...)! My own, full length recital program to kick off the fall. Getting hired by the music school as their new violin and Suzuki teacher. Doing the largest program I have done to date in a competition (no stress at all....). Starting lessons with Jasper Wood..... the list goes on!

Now it's 2006 and I will spend the next 4-6 weeks scribbling out "05" on my assignments at school and writing "06." There are so many new things ahead for the new year and it's exciting and scary!

I'm looking forward to starting back at work this week. I have a few new students joining Suzuki groups and wanting private lessons which should be fun! I know two of the kids who will be starting and they should be a lot of fun (I hope!). They seem very musically inclined and love listening to all types of music even though they are only 4 and 6 years old. I'm looking forward to having my exam on January 21st done and over with. I have to drive a good 90 minutes to where the exam is and it's at 9:30 in the morning. That makes me rather unhappy because I should be leaving by 7ish or so in order to be there early enough to warm up and fill out all the stuff and submit my music. It's the biggest exam I have ever done music wise and it should be intense! I'm looking forward to (hopefully) going away again this summer for another immersion in music. I'm looking forward to learning new repertoire and getting back to music lessons. I'm looking forward (and am terrified) to finally start using my drivers license and getting used to driving.Ah, so many things to look forward to (and dread!) and it's not hardly 12 hours into a New Year.

The Christmas "holidays" have flown by so fast. I'm not sure they've been holidays they've just been different ways of using my time but still it's been busy. I had several gigs right up until Christmas and have been getting together with friends and family who are back for the Christmas holidays, which has been fun but suprisingly exhausting! My teachers at school would heaven forbid, want us to go without any work so I had to read an entire book do about 6-8 pages of writing on specific topics relating to the book and that's only one course! And now, I have one night to get myself on track for getting up early in the morning again instead of getting up at 10.... I'd have missed two classes by time I get to school.

Anyways. Happy New Year everyone!

P.S. I resolve to make no resolutions that I can't keep this year. ;)

From Scott 68
Posted on January 2, 2006 at 8:05 PM
happy new year kels !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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