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Lisa Hirsch
Attends Berkeley Dan Zan Ryu
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A class of possible interest.
I will, in fact, be teaching a ten-week class in safe rolling & falling this year. It's intended for adults who aren't studying a martial art on a long-term basis, but who would like a basic grounding in protecting themselves...
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Wish I'd seen this Frau too!
I have deep respect for Finn Pollard, of Where's Runnicles, and for Mark Berry, of Boulezian. They're both thoughtful, passionate, and intelligent reviewers whose comments illuminate whatever performance they're discussing. S...
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Pulitzer season.
To John Luther Adams, that is, for Become Ocean. You can hear Ludovic Morlot and the Seattle Symphony perform it in the upcoming Spring for Music Festival, should you happen to be in NYC next month, on an environmentally-them...
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Energy, limited; less music blogging.
...for a while. I am putting major effort into jujitsu and my dojo, after getting encouragement from both expected and unexpected quarters the other week at the annual convention of the American Judo & Jujitsu Federation. The...
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Yes, of course- the problem lately has been checking it before midnight.
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A mistake, not a joke.
In email received from San Francisco Symphony:
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Among my favorite composers.
Over at ArtsJournal, Terry Teachout has a posting up about his first encounter with Britten's music, which happened to have been the great Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings. I am reasonably certain my own first Britten wa...
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Truly fantastic NY Times article about, well, blues history and collecting.
On the trail of the phantom women who changed American music and then vanished without a trace.
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Sigh.
If you're interested in nonprofit organization finances, you owe it to yourself to become familiar with IRS Form 990. This is an annual tax filing required of nonprofits by the United States Internal Revenue Service, aka the ...
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Surprise at SFS
I bought a ticket a few months back for the first of conductor laureate Herbert Blomstedt's two programs with San Francisco Symphony largely on the strength of the first of the two works on the program, Carl Nielsen's Clarine...
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Dream concert.
Not opera, but I would pay - and pay a lot - to see this program: Boulez, sur Incises Birtwistle, Moth Requiem Stravinsky, Les Noces Conducted by Le Maitre himself, of course. I was lucky enough to see him conduct sur Incis...
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Technical and Music Writer; Jujitsu teacher (Berkeley Dan Zan Ryu)
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California
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Teaneck, NJ - Boston - Long Island - Waltham - Oakland
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Technical writer, nidan, alto
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Technical writer, nidan, alto
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I have more Ring recordings than you do. On Blogger since Oct. 31, 2004. And I have my own jujitsu dojo.
Education
  • Berkeley Dan Zan Ryu
    Teach jujitsu, 7 - present
  • SUNY Stony Brook
  • Brandeis
  • Laurel Jujitsu
    1982
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