Monday, May 11, 2009

Some of Second Semester, part 4 of college

So some memories of second semester, a lot less happy than first, but still amazing!

1. DO
  • really starting to get into the process
  • Meet Ashley Mitzel- overworked queen of DO
  • meetings.
  • the incident.
  • Interviews!!!! <3
  • Getting all of the interviews done in a week minus Ashley
  • We'll pass the testtttt (or we'll wake up at 6).
  • our amazing recital
  • working with Kelli and Jamie
  • Task Week.
  • Hey little pookie, you're a wonder to see.
  • the best sleepover ever!
  • Averbach Averbach oh Aver-averbach. (sp?)
  • The ball of yarn.
  • being woken up early
  • Getting initiated.
  • Emily Venneman
  • Brunch afterwards
  • Being in two families
  • Traying Mr. Speck's office
  • Sitting at the proctor's table with my sisters
  • Abby Hils, Lara Wolford, Jamie Slone, Kori Hill, Kelli Novitzke, Kristin Hill = my lovers
  • ice cream with my family (awww Kelli)
  • Wishing I could meet more DO
  • Game night
  • That night we watched 27 dresses
  • Musical Friends
  • Spotlight...thanks to those that showed!
  • singing to Jenny
  • watching the seniors become alumni
  • pink bows
  • picture night
  • our amazing poster
  • formal meetings
2. Taking a ridiculous amount of classes
----> Music Theory
  • GP
  • Alex and always wondering whether he will show
  • influencing Luke to skip class
  • the good and the bad candidates for the job
  • sleeping in to do laundry
  • sleeping in to look pretty
  • sleeping in to sleep in
  • getting back massages
  • passing notes
  • Jamie, Kelli, Kori, Kristin <3>
  • only 7 people showing up to class
  • leaving early that one day
  • leaving early to go have breakfast with our class.
----> Sightsinging
  • Kelli still being my singing partner
  • finding out that practicing multiple times together works better
  • intervals
  • digressions about origin of DO-RE-MI, how vocal chords work, and all good things die
  • Pansy's office of doom
  • talking too much
  • finding out there's another composition minor!
  • intervals
  • Tyler
  • Luke missing 3 and it not affecting his grade
  • getting a C on the melodic dictation
  • intervals
  • practicing with Luke, Tyler, and Kelli before finals
  • playing piano for me and Kelli
  • hating having the hard teacher, but loving actually learning something
---->Physics Class
  • Finding out that a lot of people I knew were in the class
  • the left handed desk
  • facebook notes
  • Sarah, before she dropped out
  • meeting the famous boy clarinet player
  • watching Adam and Paul come in late every day
  • finding out Paul wasn't actually in the class
  • Nate braving the back of the room
  • getting a D on the first exam
  • getting the highest score on the next exam
  • group project
  • blah to group projects
  • how'd we do so awful on our group project
  • my lovely note taking skills
---->Piano Class
  • sitting next to Alex and Shannon, but mostly Alex
  • feeling like a failure for sitting next to Alex
  • Lauren= amazing teacher
  • finding new things to play for Brandi
  • always looking at Brandi, of course ;)
  • silly numbers, but I never picked the one that made us play in front of the class!
  • stupid sightreading
  • even more stupid sightreading
  • harmonizations were always the best
  • that one song that I can't remember the name of
  • scales
  • scales
  • more scales
----> Steel Band
  • Josh Sneed
  • dinner before, ice cream after
  • walking to steel band
  • my lovely lead pan buddies
  • learning bass from Erin
  • making faces at Erin
  • Alex Kosarko
  • our concert
  • CT
  • those online homeworks
  • skipping to go see jay
  • Jenni Patton
  • goofing off
  • racing to see who gets their basses set up first
  • girls always won
  • playing the piano
  • improv solos
  • listening to the awesome REAL steel bands
----> Lessons and Studio
  • listening instead of playing
  • learning a lot from the different ways Jenni, Melody, and Kelli play
  • realizing how good Kelli is
  • realizing how good Jenni is
  • the little tricks Becky taught us
  • doing perfect in practice, messing up in the lesson
  • coming out of lessons being able to say "That was good"
  • frowning
  • getting a new flute!
  • orchestral excerpts
  • listening to famous flute players
  • hearing about other people's experiences

I'm going to blog later about my weekend adventures, the ball, spring break, and my other classes (all of my english classes). I need to finish putting my room together though. And I'm going to blog about what I've done since I've been home! So much blogging to do, so little time.

2 comments:

Lara said...

I'M NOT A LOVER? Seriously, I'm beginning to be hurt, you don't include me in memories...

But in all seriousness, wasn't rush AWESOME! :D

Tim said...

I would comment, but there's nothing to say. Because I only understood about one-third of that. But it's good to know you're having enough fun to have inside jokes and references!