In all my years of composing, I’ve been paid for commissions, and I’ve written for friends and colleagues and choruses I was conducting.
But today . . . I received my first royalty check.
May there be many more!
I woke up this morning in the hotel to a full-fledged stoppy nose and sore throat. So I texted my colleagues to please cover the booth, and I drove myself northeast to home. Now, with steam treatments and a nap, I’m feeling better. The voice is returning. But, I’m still feeling like the allergies are nipping round the heels, hoping for traction. Frustrating, this is.