Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. - Ferris Bueller
Monday, May 6, 2013
Their First Recital
Although Clare has been taking piano for three years now, yesterday
was her first piano recital. And although Danny has only been taking
piano for about two months now, yesterday was also his first piano
recital. Both of them were a combination of nervous and excited. Both of
them performed with focused intensity. And both of them made us very
Before the recital, I took the opportunity to take some photos of our pianists, since they were both looking exceptionally nice.
Laura was not going to the recital but staying home with a sitter, which is why she looks like a ragamuffin - but she did not want to be left out of the photo op.
Meanwhile, Danny found a tiny caterpillar that matched his shirt exactly.
Here are the two pianists mid-performance (Danny was second on the program, Clare third from last of 15):
Not too shabby, playing on a Steinway grand...
To celebrate their accomplishments, and to take advantage of our toddler-free evening, we had a very grown-up dinner (and alfresco beverages) at Canoe. Lovely kids, lovely evening!