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Edwin Powell
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As we head home very soon I just wanted to say to all the parents reading this blog that sharing all these wonderful adventures and concerts with your child has been nothing short of tremendous!  Terrific humans beings!  This was a phenomenal adventure!  Th...

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How was my day?
Why my day was marvelous!  How was yours? Our first day of blue sky! St. Stephens in Vienna Love happy faces! We climbed all 343 steps! The State Opera House!  We shall be there soon!

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The Greatness of Salzburg...
A few pix from yesterday and today... Mozart Family Kitchen The Mean Streets of Salzburg The Fortress Blacksmith Wolf Deitrich!  Creepy And chanting began at the Abby!

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Mass in the Salz Dom
Today we saw a Mozart's Piccolomini Mass in the Salz Dom.  Seeing his mass in the same cathedral he was organist for a couple of years was a wonderful experience!  So much terrific musicianship.  This is a place that give a high mass every Sunday with multi...

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Prague reflections
The land of Smetana, Dussek, Dvorak et al was a great experience.  I took great pleasure in seeing the faces of my students when they were confronted by something wonderful.  And they really get just how wonderful it was.  Even Melanie who is only non-music...

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Made it to Salzburg.  The longest of the travel days via train.  Tomorrow!  Vienna Phil!  But now?  Sleep!

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Beautiful Prague in pictures!  This is such a fairy tale city! I wonder how many PLU students will understand this! And yes we found the culprit responsible Practice!  Of this will be your chair next rehearsal!!!!! Dvorak Hall There you are Tony! Jewish Cem...

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Lose in Prague before Tosca
So I didn't book the students up and let them lose in Prague today.  We are headed to Tosca later tonight.  Prague is full of incredible places to wander and get lost.  I took advantage of the time and bought some gifts.  Here are some photos form my advent...

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Made it to Prague!
Not without a bit of adventure!  It was no big deal but we road the train from Berlin to Prague.  (I should add that a few of us were operating on very little sleep because we stayed up to watch the 49ers vs Seahawks game the night before.  That was really ...

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Yesterday was another big day.  I must admit that I am getting sore from all the walking but it is completely worth every experience.  We went to see Mozart's Magic Flute.  It was a wonderful and strange performance.  I will let the students talk about it. ...
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