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Fifth Rehearsal Preview

September 20th, 2016

From Dr. Whitmire, Welcome to our 5th rehearsal of the season.

Please sign in.

Please have your music at all rehearsals
Poulenc Gloria
Miriam’s song of Triumph
Nachtlied
How lovely is thy dwelling place

This week we will rehearse Nachtlied, Miriam,
How lovely is thy dwelling place, Poulenc Gloria Movement 5

Schedule Correction- Our December 4 and December 11 concerts begin at 3 pm (not 5 pm). The call for both is 2 pm. Please mark you calendar/schedule. [posted 9/10]

Senior Registrations – Thanks to all who registered as paying students. If you are registered as a non-paying senior, please consider making a donation to NVCC Foundation in lieu of tuition. Donations of any amount are appreciated. Make checks to NVCC Foundation.

Attendance – Please try not to be absent. If you miss more than two rehearsals during preparation for a concert, you will be asked to audition to demonstrate preparedness.
Please notify Section Leaders of absences
Soprano-Peggy peggyh [at] ix [dot] netcom [dot] com
Alto-Debbie Peetz debhome34 [at] gmail [dot] com
Tenor-Larry Goldschmidt lgold2 [at] comcast [dot] net
Bass-Ray Lombardi rayjoyce2408 [at] verizon [dot] net

Saturday at 11:00 Rehearsal – Men

Sing Well- DrW


Miriam’s Song of Triumph solos

September 16th, 2016

From Dr. Whitmire:
Dear Singers-
Thanks to the fine group of women who auditioned for solos in Miriam’s Song of Triumph. Here are the results:

Terri LaGoe pp. 1-6, 37-39
Peggy Harrison pp. 7-11
Jennifer Weger pp. 18-26
Debbie Peetz pp. 31-32

I really appreciate everyone who auditioned. It is always a difficult task to choose among so many fine singers.

Yours-DrW


Berkshire Choral International contest

September 14th, 2016

From Chorister Grace: Our members might be interested in this – Berkshire Choral International is conducting a social media competition for a free spot at their week in Asheville next year. The week is June 4 – 11, the work is Mozart’s Mass in C Minor plus Mozart opera choruses, and the conductor is Erin Freeman from Richmond.

Info is at http://www.berkshirechoral.org/sing-with-us/social-media-competition/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=sasocial&utm_campaign=sasocialbci. Videos may be submitted to BCI’s Facebook page 🙂

Other BCI weeks next year that may be of interest are in Budapest (August – Brahms’ Requiem; Heinz Ferlesch, conductor) and in Sheffield, MA (July – Mahler Symphony #8; Kent Tritle conducting and Verdi’s Requiem, Tom Hall conducting).


Fourth Rehearsal Preview

September 13th, 2016

From Dr. Whitmire: Welcome to our 4th rehearsal of the season.

Please sign in.

Please have your music at all rehearsals
Poulenc Gloria
Miriam’s song of Triumph
Nachtlied
How lovely is thy dwelling place

This week we will rehearse Nachtlied, Miriam,
How lovely is thy dwelling place, Poulenc Gloria, Movement 4

Soprano Poulenc CDs- It has been reported that the CD is missing Movement 3. I will post the missing track on Blackboard and Novachorus.org as soon as I can.

Schedule Correction- Our December 4 and December 11 concerts begin at 3 pm (not 5 pm). The call for both is 2 pm. Please mark you calendar/schedule.

Senior Registrations – Thanks to all who registered as paying students. If you are registered as a non-paying senior, please consider making a donation to NVCC Foundation in lieu of tuition. Donations of any amount are appreciated. Make checks to NVCC Foundation.

Attendance – Please try not to be absent. If you miss more than two rehearsals during preparation for a concert, you will be asked to audition to demonstrate preparedness.

Please notify Section Leaders of absences
Soprano-Peggy peggyh [at] ix [dot] netcom [dot] com
Alto-Debbie Peetz debhome34 [at] gmail [dot] com
Tenor-Larry Goldschmidt lgold2 [at] comcast [dot] net
Bass-Ray Lombardi rayjoyce2408 [at] verizon [dot] net

Saturday at 11:00 Rehearsal – Women

Sing Well- DrW


Third Rehearsal Preview

September 5th, 2016

From Dr. Whitmire: Welcome to our 3rd rehearsal of the season.

Please sign in.

Please have your music at all rehearsals
Poulenc Gloria
Miriam’s song of Triumph
Nachtlied
How lovely is thy dwelling place

This week we will rehearse
Nachtlied
Miriam
How lovely is thy dwelling place
Poulenc Gloria, Movement 3

Senior Registrations – Thanks to all who registered as paying students. If you are registered as a non-paying senior, please consider making a donation to NVCC Foundation in lieu of tuition. Donations of any amount are appreciated. Make checks to NVCC Foundation.

Attendance
Please try not to be absent. If you miss more than two rehearsals during preparation for a concert, you will be asked to audition to demonstrate preparedness.

Please notify Section Leaders of absences
Soprano-Peggy peggyh [at] ix [dot] netcom [dot] com>
Alto-Debbie Peetz debhome34 [at] gmail [dot] com
Tenor-Larry Goldschmidt lgold2 [at] comcast [dot] net
Bass-Ray Lombardi rayjoyce2408 [at] verizon [dot] net

Saturday at 11:00 Rehearsal – Men

Sing Well- DrW


October 25 Poster

September 3rd, 2016

From Dr. Whitmire: Dear Singers- It’s never too soon to start spreading the word. (Okay, may it’s still a little too soon.) Attached is the poster for our October 25 concert.
Yours – MW

Click image for Flyer PDF


Second Rehearsal Preview

August 30th, 2016

From Dr. Whitmire: Welcome to our 2nd rehearsal of the season.

Please sign in. Please make sure your name is on the roster.

In the Bookstore (Please have your music at all rehearsals)
Poulenc: Gloria
Schubert: Miriam’s song of Triumph

In Course Documents (Blackboard)
I have a few copies for those who were not able to print.
Schumann: Nachtlied
Brahms: How lovely is thy dwelling place
Schubert: Miriam’s song of Triumph

The Poulenc Gloria score that many of you bought is the complete score with piano accompaniment – not the less-expensive choral part without piano accompaniment. If you would like to return your copy for a refund, you have one more week to do so. Your can print a copy of the choral part here:

http://petruccilibrary.ca/download.php?file=files/imglnks/caimg/e/e5/IMSLP309554-PMLP499558-Poulenc_F_-_Gloria__FP_177_.pdf

This week we will rehearse
Nachtlied
Miriam
Poulenc Gloria, Movement 1

Rehearsal CDs for all our music are available ($10 total, cash or check to NVCC Foundation). Rehearsal Tracks are available at www.novachorus.org for free.

Senior Registrations-Thanks to all who registered as paying students. If you are registered as a non-paying senior, please consider making a donation toNVCC Foundation in lieu of tuition. Donations of any amount are appreciated. Make checks to NVCC Foundation.

Attendance
Please try not to be absent. If you miss more than two rehearsals during preparation for a concert, you will be asked to audition to demonstrate preparedness.

Sing Well- DrW


Fall Schedule

August 29th, 2016

Posted to Blackboard, and class handout from Dr. Whitmire:

NOVA Community Chorus Fall 2016 (.pdf)

Fall 2016

Saturday, October 15, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Rehearsal with Orchestra
AT130

Tuesday, October 18, 7:00 pm
Rehearsal with Orchestra
Schlesinger

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
7:30 p.m.
Annual Chorus Benefit Concert

Schubert: Miriam’s Song of Triumph; Nachtlied; How lovely is thy dwelling-place

Schlesinger Center

Sunday, November 27, 2016
5:00 p.m.
Dress Rehearsal with WMPO

Immanuel Church on the Hill

Sunday, December 4, 2016
5:00 p.m.
Concert with WMPO: Poulenc: Gloria

Church of the Epiphany

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
7:30 p.m.
Winter Concert

Holiday Songs, excerpts from Gloria

Schlesinger Center

Sunday, December 11
5:00 p.m.
Concert with WMPO: Francis Poulenc: Gloria

Masonic Memorial  

Saturday Rehearsals
11:00 am -12:15 pm (except 10/15)
8/27 Women
9/3 no rehearsal – Labor Day Holiday
9/10 Men
9/17 Women
9/24 Men
10/1 Women
10/8 Men
10/15 Full (SATB) Rehearsal (10 am to noon)
10/22 Women
10/29 Men
11/5 Women
11/12 Men
11/19 Full (SATB) Rehearsal
11/26 no rehearsal – Thanksgiving Holiday
12/3 Full (SATB) Rehearsal


Miriam’s Song of Triumph

August 27th, 2016

From Dr. Whitmire: Dear Singers-
A pdf of Miriam’s Song of Triumph is now in Course Documents. If you didn’t get a copy from the bookstore, print the pdf and use it until more copies arrive. If you are unable to print, I have a few printed copies. You may pick one up today (8/27).
Yours-Drw

Admin: Also available on the music files page, listed on the tab above.


A Wonderful First Rehearsal

August 24th, 2016

From Dr. Whitmire: Hello Singers- Thank you for a wonderful first rehearsal. What a great spirit filled the room. And what wonderful sounds you made. i hope everyone enjoyed it as much as I did.

As I mentioned last night, the Poulenc Gloria score that many of you bought is the complete score with piano accompaniment. What I thought I ordered was the less-expensive choral part (without piano accompaniment). I now realize that I could have furnished the bookstore more details, so I must accept part of the blame for the error. If you would like to return your copy for a refund, you have two weeks to do so. Or you may want to keep it and enjoy your more complete version of the score. Your can print a copy of the choral part here:

http://petruccilibrary.ca/download.php?file=files/imglnks/caimg/e/e5/IMSLP309554-PMLP499558-Poulenc_F_-_Gloria__FP_177_.pdf

I look forward to seeing Women this Saturday at 11:00 am. We will rehearse
Nachtlied
Miriam
Poulenc Goria, Movement 1


Welcome

August 19th, 2016

From Dr. Whitmire: (Posted to Blackboard on: Friday, August 19, 2016 4:30:11 PM EDT)

Welcome to NOVA Community Chorus. It is going to be a great season. We are glad you are here.

Our First Rehearsal is Tuesday, August 23 at 7:00 pm in AT130.

In the Bookstore (Please have your music at all rehearsals)
Poulenc: Gloria
Schubert: Miriam’s song of Triumph

In Course Documents (Blackboard)

Schumann: Nachtlied
Brahms: How lovely is thy dwelling place

Rehearsal CDs for all our music are available ($10 total, cash or check to NVCC Foundation). Rehearsal Tracks are available at www.novachorus.org for free.

Be sure to check www.novachorus.org for more info, especially if you are new.

After rehearsal get-together tonight!
I’ll dismiss early so can go to Clydes for a refreshing beverage. If you are a new member, your first beverage is on my tab.

Senior Registrations-Thanks to all who registered as paying students. If you are registered as a non-paying senior, please consider making a donation to NVCC Foundation in lieu of tuition. Donations of any amount are appreciated. Make checks to NVCC Foundation.

Attendance
Please try not to be absent. If you miss more than two rehearsals during preparation for a concert, you will be asked to audition to demonstrate preparedness.

Please notify Section Leaders of absences:
Soprano-Peggy Harrison, peggyh [at] ix [dot] netcom [dot] com
Alto-Debbie Peetz, peetz [at] rand [dot] org
Tenor-Larry Goldschmidt, lgold2 [at] comcast [dot] net
Bass-Ray Lombardi, rayjoyce2408 [at] verizon [dot] net

Yours-DrW


message for MUS 198 Vocal Seminar Students

August 18th, 2016

From Dr. Whitmire: Hello Vocal Seminar Students- As I reported earlier, MUS 198 should have been listed as a 2 credit class as in the past. However it was listed as 1 credit when you registered. They have corrected the error. Now I need you to pay for the additional credit right away. I am sorry for the trouble. We will meet Saturdays 12:30 – 2:30 pm as in the past. We will not meet on Labor Day Weekend. I will get this and other info up on Blackboard as soon as I can.
Yours-DrW


CDs and help please

August 17th, 2016

From Dr. Whitmire: Dear Singers- I hope everyone is having a great summer. Virginia, the girls and I are just back from our annual sojourn to Texas and Oklahoma to visit family. I will be on campus tomorrow and will have rehearsal CDs for both the October (Liederabend) and December (Poulenc Gloria) concerts. I will be in and out of the office, so if you will let me know you are coming, I’ll leave CDs on my door for you. You can pay ($5 each) later.

As I haved said many times before, the best way for our chorus to improve is for each of us to become a better singer. The best way to become better is to take MUS 131 Class Voice. You can learn all you need to know about breathing, resonance, vowels, etc, and it’s fun! Presnetly there are only 5 enrolled and it will be cancelled tomorrow if the number does not increase dramatically. If this appeals to you, register now. If you later find its not your cup of tea, your have plenty of time to withdraw and get all your money back.

In the Spring will will do an environmentally focused program, with an emphasis on clean water. I would like to invite a prominent public/government person to to speak. If anyone has connections with a clean water advocacy organization please let me know. I will need a committee of interested folks to help with this project. let me know if you are interested.

I look forward to seeing you at 7:00 pm (note new start time) next Tuesday, August 23. I am looking forward to it.
Bring your friends! Its going to be a great year.
Yours-DrW

P.S. From Peggy: To follow up on Dr Whitmire’s email, here is info needed to register for class voice.

MUS 131. Class voice
Class number 11600. section 001A, Mondays 4:00-6:00 pm, Rm. AT130. 8/22/16-12/18/16


More on Senior Registration

August 15th, 2016

From Peggy: For seniors who are registering as a senior for chorus, below is information from the NVCC web site. The instructions are pretty good. Here are my recommendations in addition.

TODAY, check your login information. You will probably have to change your password. Password requirements have changed, new passwords now need a “special character”, like &$ or similar-see the password instructions when you change the password.
Allow some time for the new password to take effect before you try to use it, I’d say at least 20 minutes. Longer is better, which is why you need to try your login NOW.

You can register for either MUS 137 or MUS 237. Just one. Here are the course numbers to enter into the registration system: for MUS 137, the course number is 11602. for MUS 237, the course number is 11610.

You may start your senior registration this Friday, August 19, and must complete it by 11:59 pm on Sunday, August 21. At the very bottom of this message is the official info from NVCC web site. Note how and when you can get assistance, including at student services the first week of classes.

Wait a few days, then you can get your free parking through he NVCC parking web site: https://www.nvcc.edu/parking/

See you August 23!

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Senior Registration Info:

http://www.nvcc.edu/admissions/apply/seniors.html

SENIOR CITIZENS

Learning is ageless. We encourage you to enroll in NOVA’s credit and non-credit classes. Qualified senior citizens are entitled to register and not pay tuition on a space-available basis for certain types of courses. Before the beginning of the semester in which you want to enroll, you must have 1.) reached the age of 60 and 2.) had legal domicile in Virginia for one year.

A senior citizen is entitled to enroll and not pay tuition on a space-available basis for the following types of courses, as specified:

Credit Courses — eligible if taxable income has not exceeded $23,850 for the preceding year in which enrollment is sought
Credit Courses for Audit (receive no credit) — eligible regardless of income
Non-Credit (CEU) Courses (through Workforce Development) — eligible regardless of income. You must register for these courses by contacting Workforce Development.
For more information browse the College Catalog.

Per college policy for on-time registration, you may register online for any open course the day before the session starts between the hours of 12:00 a.m. – 11:59 p.m.

Click here for step-by-step registration procedures.

DISCLAIMER: The Virginia Senior Citizens Higher Education Act of 1974 and amendments allow senior citizens to take classes at no charge under certain circumstances. “Senior Citizens Higher Education Act” is set forth in Chapter 4.5 (§23-38.54 et seq.) of Title 23 of the Code of Virginia.

New dates for senior registration:

More Time to Register–—Fall Semester 2016

You talked, we listened! We understand how having a 24-hour window to register was difficult and often impossible for many of you. Now, senior citizens using the tuition waiver will have extra time to register and submit the Tuition Waiver form online. You’ll also have additional help if you run into problems.

Senior Citizen students may register starting August 19, the Friday before classes begin, at 12:00 a.m.
You can register AND submit Tuition Waiver online using MyNOVA.
Student Services will be available to assist you all day Friday and on Saturday from 10-2.
A Senior Citizens’ Hotline is available by calling 703-425-5989 August 19–26. Click here for the hours. At other times your call will go to a voice mailbox and a Virtual Advisor will call you back.
In-person assistance will be available in Student Services through the first week of classes.
For more information go to the Senior Citizens webpage. Students who wish to take Continuing Education Courses (CEU) must contact Workforce Development.

We look forward to seeing you back at NOVA this Fall!

Thank you,
NOVA Student Services


Senior Registration

August 11th, 2016

From Peggy / John Kocur: Dear musicians,

Great news! NOVA has relaxed it policy on senior registration. Instead of just one day to register, seniors can begin registering on Friday August 19th. There are even in-person registration hours on Saturday, August 20th. Registration closes Sunday, August 21st. The semester begins Monday, August 22nd.

Here’s the official notice from the NOVA website: http://www.nvcc.edu/admissions/apply/seniors.html
“A Senior Citizens’ Hotline staffed by Virtual Advisors is available to help you register during certain hours. Call 703-425-5989 to speak with someone at the Hotline during the Virtual Advising hours posted. At other times, your call will be sent to a voice mailbox and an advisor will call you back.

Campus Student Services Centers will assist you with your registration beginning the Friday before classes begin. Please note that Student Services Centers are generally closed on weekends; however, they are open the Saturday before classes begin from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

If you need further assistance registering for courses, you may go Student Services for assistance in getting registered through the first week of classes.”


Fall Semester

August 1st, 2016

Classes begin on Monday, August 22. The first chorus rehearsal is on Tuesday, August 23.

Chorus is MUS 137 001A (subject MUS, catalog number 137, section 001A).

For previous postings regarding Fall 2016, under Archives on the right-hand side of the page, click on “Fall 2016”

For archived Spring or Summer 2016 information, please see to the right-hand side of the page, also under Archives.

Frequently Used Documents are always linked on the right side of the page:
Info for New Members (Great refresher for current members, too)
Dr. W’s Choral Singing Tips
Performance Advice (includes concert dress guidelines)
Join the Chorus

As rehearsal tracks, recordings and sheet music files become available, they are posted to the music files page, listed on the tab above.


Register ASAP and Bookstore

July 30th, 2016

From Dr. Whitmire: Dear Singers- I have received word that Poulenc Gloria and Miriam’s Song of Triumph are in the bookstore. I have also received word that music classes continue to show low enrollments. So if you’ve ever thought about a course in singing, guitar or world music, now is the time. Guaranteed fun. Tell your friends.

CHORUS- Please use social media to encourage all your singer friends to join us this Fall. If you remember singers who have sung with us in the past, please have them sing with us this fall.

Today is our last day at the Three Choirs Festival in Gloucester UK. Mahler Symphony 8 is tonight!

Yours- DrW


Register Immediately

July 22nd, 2016

From Dr. Whitmire: I just received word that the college is forced to reduce its course offerings. All courses with low enrollments will be eliminated immediately. Please register now. If you are a senior who is able, please consider registering as a paying student. Yours-DrW

Admin: See previous post for course details


Joyful Celebration

July 7th, 2016

[July 7, 2016] From Dr. Whitmire: Dear Singers – It has come to my attention that some of you have been petitioning the college regarding my leaving NOVA at the end of the coming academic year. I know that your efforts are motivated by good intentions and a desire to keep our wonderful partnership going. Now, as always, I am touched and thankful for your support, faithfulness and friendship. However, I respectfully ask that you cease writing and petitioning the college on my behalf. Your efforts will not alter the outcome. Moreover, I want the coming year to be a joyful celebration of our years together (1984-2017). Let’s put all our energy into the wonderful music that lies ahead – Schubert, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Brahms – and savoring the hours we will enjoy bringing it to life. I can’t wait to get started!
Yours-DrW

[July 4, 2016] From Chorister Terri: Dear Members of the NOVA Community Chorus,

Many of us are dismayed that what seem to be arbitrary scheduling policies of the NVCC Alexandria music department have made it necessary for Dr. Whitmire to leave us at the end of this school year. If you share our feeling that NVCC management must not prioritize administrative scheduling policies above their mission to provide high-quality programs and instructors, please add your name to our petition at the link below.
http://www.petitionbuzz.com/petitions/nova-management-keeping-gifted-teachers-more-important-than-


Recap of emails and attachments

July 2nd, 2016

From Dr. Whitmire: Dear Singers- Unless there is something rotten in cyberspace, you should now have sheet music and note-learning files for for Nachtlied and Miriam’s Song of Triumph. I divided part 1 and part 2 of Miriam at page 12 so that the files would not be too large. If there is anything you did not receive, let me know. If I know Kate, she will have these materials on www.novachorus.org in the twinkling of an eye. I also have German diction files, but I think they can wait. I’ll have CDs for everyone on August 18. I look forward to seeing you. In the meanwhile, have a great summer.
Your-DrW

Admin: As rehearsal tracks, recordings and sheet music files become available, they are posted to the music files page, listed on the tab above.


Getting ready for the best year ever

June 29th, 2016

From Dr. Whitmire: Dear Singers,
I hope you are all continuing to enjoy a wonderful summer. I managed to get to the beach with my girls last week and had a great time.
I hope you have had a chance to listen to Miriam’s Song of Triumph and Nachtlied that I sent back in May (see below). Beautiful!
Attached is sheet music for Nachtlied. This is the actual music we will use.
I will send a pdf of Miriam’s Song of Triumph in two parts. However, we will sing from music that you will purchase at the book store (Kalmus Classic Edition (AP.K06423).Item Number: AP.K06423 ISBN 0769245315)
I hope to send notes very soon, as I know many of you are excited to get started learning this wonderful music.
this is going to be our greatest year ever! If you know singers who have sung with us in the past, or brand new folks who would enjoy this great music, please bring them aboard. They will be glad you did.
Yours-DrW

Admin: As rehearsal tracks, recordings and sheet music files become available, they are posted to the music files page, listed on the tab above.


Springtime in Funen

June 16th, 2016

From Dr. Whitmire: Dear Singers – Here is a video that I just discovered of our performance of Springtime in Funen. My thanks to Bruna for posting. Yours-drW

https://youtu.be/LZIL2Vqe9vM


Reilly Notice

June 14th, 2016

A funeral service for the late J. Reilly Lewis is to be held at 10:30 am on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at the Washington National Cathedral. An organ prelude will begin at 9:45 am. The Cathedral Choral Society and Washington Bach Consort will participate in the service. The details are listed on these two websites: bachconsort.org and cathedralchoralsociety.org.
AND
On June 21, join us at 7:30 pm at Clarendon United Methodist Church in Arlington to sing together Brahms’ German Requiem. This, the second and final Washington Summer Sings! of the season in its new home at the Clarendon UMC where Reilly was organist and choirmaster for more than 40 years, was to have been directed by Reilly. This morning, the church asked NDC’s artistic director, Tom Beveridge, to conduct. The soloists and accompanist remain as previously advertised. We will sing the Requiem in German, as requested by Reilly. A limited number of scores will be available if you need one.
Clarendon UMC is located at 606 North Irving Street, Arlington VA 22201. Parking is available in a lot and also on the street. The Clarendon Metro stop is nearby.
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Requiem Aeternam

June 11th, 2016

From Dr. Whitmire:
Dear Singers- Most of you will have learned by now (.pdf) of the sudden death on Thursday evening of eminent conductor J. Reilly Lewis. Reilly was on of the finest musicians I have had the pleasure to know. He was also a dear colleague and friend. We had exchanged e-mails around noon on Thursday. By the end of the day he was gone. Like musicians across the region, I am still staggered by this loss. At our October concert we will dedicate Schumann’s Nachtlied, op. 108 to Reilly. It is a work that he conducted several years back. Many of us can feel deeply the words, “The heart in my breast is crowded with the rise and fall of life.” Rest in Peace, Dear Friend.

Yours-DrW\

Flowing, swelling night,
full of lights and stars:
in the endless distances,
speak: what has awakened out there?

The heart in my breast is crowded
with the rise and fall of life;
I feel it weaving about me, an immense thing that squeezes mine out.

Sleep, you approach gently
as the nurse approaches a child;
and about this paltry flame
you form a protective circle.


Brie

June 7th, 2016

From Dr. Whitmire: Dear Singers-
Many of you know my daughter Brie. She was 6 months old when I started at NOVA. Some will remember her sleeping in a basket under the piano during classes. She is now a teacher and baseball coach in South East DC. Here is a video clip about her work.

http://www.wusa9.com/sports/high-school/growing-on-the-diamond-sousa-baseball-makes-big-strides/235663448

Yours-DrW