This essay is the written corroboration of the self-transformative process regarding my views on abstract branches of Philosophy such as metaphysics and ontology. So far, I have ignorantly dismissed them as irrelevant. However, taking this course on Continental Philosophy has taught me that it is not as irrelevant as it…


The fourth variation presents a child-like contradiction in which the character is firmly repressed while retaining its joy, expressivity, and outpouring lightness. In a similar vein of contradiction, this repressive force is what Schumann obsesses about, thus becoming one of our “heroes.” As the only scherzo in this opus, it…


I am conducting an entire concert of my own this February and have another in April with Grammy-nominated violinist Peter Shepperd Skærved! The Commodore: An Introduction to Cornelius Vanderbilt February 22, 2014 at 03:00pm in Ingram Hall The brand-new Vanderbilt Commodore Orchestra celebrates its inaugural concert by getting to…


With the recent passing of Supreme Court's decision to allow re-copyrighting of Public Domain works, Congress will pass a legislation that will implement just that--in order to satisfy their deep pocket backers. This is the single worst decision and piece of legislation I've ever came across. It beats SOPA and…