carnegie hall in may?

10 Sep

So, I was just offered a contracted position to sing with the Philadelphia Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, May 2012.  It’s Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloe.  Right smack in the middle of clerkships.  I have until September 30th to decide.

Thoughts?  Do we think med school will release me for a couple Friday and Saturday night performances?

I feel like I keep grasping at performances, thinking they’ll be my last.  While I might be able to swing it in med school, I do think residency will make participating in a choir somewhat impossible.  Am I a total idiot if I agree to this?

I should pause to recognize that I am very much tickled pink by this unexpected opportunity.  In the words of the great Albus Dumbledore: “Ah, music…A magic far beyond all we do here!”

carnegie hall, during my tfc days...

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4 Responses to “carnegie hall in may?”

  1. RM September 10, 2011 at 6:27 pm #

    you should try to set your schedule up so that you’re on family med or ambulatory IM when the concert is… then there won’t be a conflict. good luck!

    • annaojesus September 12, 2011 at 12:47 am #

      thanks for the great advice! i’ll do my best…guess i’ll find out in a couple months…exciting!

  2. Erica September 11, 2011 at 3:45 pm #

    I always support you performing at Carnegie 🙂

    • annaojesus September 12, 2011 at 12:48 am #

      you would, of course, be my main reason for wanting to sing there in the first place. love you!

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