**My ballet novel, OFF BALANCE, is one year old this month! Celebrate with me (and share the news): it’s FREE today through May 5th! Check it out at http://amzn.com/B00WB224IQ **
Welcome to The Classical Girl! If you were drawn to this site it’s possibly for one of the following reasons: you’re interested in ballet; you like classical music, or you play the violin. Or because you, like myself, are struggling to negotiate this bumpy, tricky path called life, and maybe my musings on this journey will provide further illumination.
If you’re an adult beginner to ballet (or the violin, or really, any new endeavor in life), you might enjoy my post on “Beginner’s Remorse.” Anyone interested in ballet might enjoy this artist’s spotlight on the lovely, talented Yuan Yuan Tan of the San Francisco Ballet or the humorous (maybe now, but not when it happened) “Ballet Live: Biggest Onstage Gaffes” and/or “How I Almost Didn’t Go Back“.
Violinists and violin students might get a kick over the quaintly misguided assumptions I’d harbored as a new adult beginner in “First Violin Encounter“. Classical music enthusiasts might enjoy “The Curse of the Ninth” or “Saint Saens at 35,000 Feet.”
Be sure to check out my novel, Off Balance, Book 1 of the Ballet Theatre Chronicles, available on Amazon, in both print and electronic formats. http://amzn.com/B00WB224IQ It’s only $4.99 for the electronic copy, or free when you purchase a print copy at regular $10.99 price. And be on the lookout, come summer 2016, when my second novel, Outside the Limelight, Book 2 of the Ballet Theatre Chronicles, will be published.
Take a look around, enjoy, cross-pollinate. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if I can feature something performing arts related that you’d love to have more information on. Come visit me on my Classical Girl Facebook page, as well, and if you like my blog here, I’d love you to “like” me there, too! If you prefer Twitter, my handle is @classicalgrrl — give me a follow and I’ll follow you back!
Thanks again for stopping by.
The Classical Girl