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January 2017 Ringing News
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Give Yourself Permission
As we conclude another harried holiday season, I want to encourage you to stop and take a moment to pause and reflect on the good, the bad, and, sometimes, the ugly that has happened over the past 366 days. I hope that you give yourself permission to do one little thing - breathe. Read More
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New Composer's First Published Piece an Instant Hit
Well written, inventive pieces that leave plenty of room for the group to express themselves musically are hard to find, but when I do I'm instantly a fan. Robert Lamb's new arrangement of "Nearer, My God, To Thee" is a piece that captured my love for the same reasons as soon as I heard it. Read More
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