Every May, that is, except this one. During our conversation, which has been edited for length and clarity, he spoke of the challenges of planning for live events post-quarantine. But he focused most on the irreplaceable value of live music, and his own return, as he shelters in place, to the works that first inspired him to become a musician. I have three conducting jobs. We can still practice, but we practice with the idea of getting to share. And then, to not be able to help with our art is an astonishing deprivation because we want to.
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The events of the past several months are heartbreaking. Yet, the pandemic and murder of George Floyd, and others, has brought a needed focus on the persistent disparities and inequities that exist in our communities and have called us to act. For 37 years the Bay Atlantic Symphony has been an integral part of the arts community in southern New Jersey; from Bridgeton to Atlantic City and all communities in between. Our musicians mentor students in Atlantic City and Vineland schools, and annually perform education concerts at our Vineland and Galloway Township venues for local students. However, we know we must do more to be part of a fair and equitable community. Classical music is also about movements. We must use our performances to promote a movement of inclusivity and openness for people of color. We intend to continue to listen while lifting up our collective voice, and our music, to create a more just and equitable society.
If you are willing to wait, then well and good; otherwise, it is best to move on. He is truly my best friend, my life partner but I can't help, at times, feel extremely lonely and depressed. Make an honest effort, and see if you reach the walk-away point. God and the Goddess had something more waiting for me. Are you going to keep the sabbath holy as a family, or is he going to take the kids out for pizza after church, leaving you home to observe alone. The important things that keep our marriage a happy, healthy, and very loving one are the same things that keep any other marriage alive and well. These garments will not be fun for dating, if you know what I mean.