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Les Misérables

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Some of you may already know that this summer I've been involved a pit orchestra (playing violin) for the production of Les Misérables. It has been a great experience so far and I have enjoyed it a lot. Although I don't have all of the notes worked out yet, I am practicing a ton at home! Though it's difficult, I am grateful for the challenging music that helps stretch my abilities in my violin studies :).

If you would like to attend one of the performances, please visit this link for dates, times, admission, etc: blank and click on "Click here for event tickets." at the top of the page.

Les Misérablesor, colloquially known as Les Mis or Les Miz is a sung-through musical based on the novel of the same name by French poet and novelist Victor Hugo. It has music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, original French lyrics by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel, with an English-language libretto by Herbert Kretzmer. Set in early 19th-century France, it is the story of Jean Valj…

Summer Has Arrived!

Since today is the first official day of summer, I thought I would share a poem (my attempt  at writing a poem J) I wrote when I was ten years old:

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Summer's here!  Look forward to hotness!  Go to the lake and go swimming.  Time for a break off school. But not if you're homeschooled!  One more thing! It's time to ride your bike!
Obviously I didn't really know how to write a poem when I was ten, but I wanted to share it because I thought the homeschooling part was kind-of funny J! Happy summer everyone!

Cara Elizabeth