I’m writing from the lovely city of Vancouver, BC – and really, beautiful does not begin to describe the city, the weather, the geography, or the people. I’m here for the Opera America conference, and have been making some good connections and learning a lot – I am a big fan of professional development and enrichment, and while this introvert is looking forward to some quiet time, I’m so grateful to have had the opportunity to attend and learn.
This article came up on my newsfeed today. I love the fact that the NYTimes is tracking the career paths of performers who have had alternate careers. As a voice student, I was in awe of all things Juilliard. It’s nice to know that the self-examination, struggle and discernment that I went through wasn’t unique to my circumstance.
Look back on your last 10 years. Where are you now? Where did you think you’d be? Are you content where you are?