While it seems like I’ve been interested in environmental issues for forever, there is one thing that I have loved for longer. That thing is music.

Music is a way for me to momentarily forget everything around me, and simply focus on making art in the present moment. When you’re part of a music ensemble, it is no longer about you – you are part of something bigger than yourself, and everyone else relies on you to pull your own weight. Music can take us to our highest highs and our lowest lows in a matter of seconds. It’s a language that’s all around us, and can help us communicate our deepest fears and desires when plain speech fails us. Continue reading “Music and the Environment”