Tag Archives: high school

Justice of Desire

Several months ago, a student of mine fell in love, as teenagers are apt to do every so often.  He thought he was doing everything right: writing songs for her, learning to play the ukulele for her, buying her stuff, … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Music Student-Teacher

Last Thursday night, on a high school stage in the outskirts of a Wine Country town, I cried.  In front of eighty students and dozens of parents and faculty, I lost my composure and broke down.  It was the first time I’ve … Continue reading

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Misremembering High School

Is it just me, or does all of media misremember high school? The high school drama movie / television series is so overdone it has become a cliche of a cliche.  Hell, it was already cliche by the 1980’s, but … Continue reading

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