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Welcome to my webpage!   I hope you enjoy browsing through my book selections, listening to my music and reading my story.  I am 13 years old, and I have been playing the violin since I was 3.   I also play piano and cello...and the recorder and tin whistle!   Sometimes, I compose.  This midi file is a Tango I wrote for piano!

In rehearsal at Carnegie Hall

 

 

My friend Audrey and I look over a medieval manuscript.

Here are some of my favorite recordings (Amazon.com links):

Sibelius: Violin Concerto  (the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields)

Encores  from Itzak Perlman (listen to the music from this link!)

Copeland  Appalachian Spring, and more! (BSO, et al)

Bach: Brandenburg Concertos 1-6

I Sing of a Maiden  A Mosaic of Motets to the Virgin Mary

Beethoven: Symphony no 9

Here are some of my favorite books:

The Dark Is Rising Sequence

Eyewitness:  Music

Homesick

Dragonsong

Redwall

Children of Summer      

This is my friend Caitlin (on the right) with me in NY city in the spring of 2001.  We went in to see the NY Philharmonic rehearse.

 

Links:

Derham family home page

Trip's page

Mom's bookstore--no twaddle here!

Our summer reading list

Here I am tossing a caber at the Scottish Games.  Heavy!