English Minor Category

Autumn Rain


Eleventh month of the year, on the 29th day. Armagh, Ireland. Just another normal day, windy and rainy as hell, gazing at the window, thinking of the lessons to come at the Gate Theater. As the flickering light from the living room lamp dies, I turn to the hope that the sun will come out […]

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When Music and Literature intertwine.


When literature intertwines with music, it creates a whole new world that can be a fertile ground in which both musicians and writers strive to experiment. As composers, we look for amazing and out-of-the-ordinary texts. Inspired by this, we can create or bring to life the world that the writer imagined. As choral conductors, we […]

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Slowly dies…


Scanning through last year’s paper Moments pass Moments will renew As the clock dies slowly consumed by fire. Around the table we go Back and forth as the wind goes I sit in disbelief to this day That what happened came true This is only a memory That will soon pass too As the clock […]

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The pursuit of Happiness


Monday… You have to wake up sooner if not you’re gonna miss your classes. Get my coffee and try to survive another day Sit down on a chair and speak of God Run a marathon: “Don’t walk so much ‘cause you’ll get sick” No te mojes porque te da asma Llévate la sombrilla porque va […]

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Rain


As the rain falls I fear of the future And the uncertainty that it holds…. As the rain falls Sitting on the wet grass… Embracing the cold and feel the wind pass I bow my head For my thoughts are heavy Thinking of us and what will the future hold As the rain falls The […]

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Dream On


Close your eyes and count to 10 All the bad dreams will go away A warm sigh may come your way Only if you count to 10   And if you count to nine Oh my brother  will I Smile and smile again When we hug and shout in May All the hard work will […]

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Choral Conducting!


Sorry I haven’t blogged for a while but this semester has been crucial, stressful, with new challenges and with life changing oportunities. I will briefly talk about my choral conducting course and experiences I’ve had this semester. As a parenthesis before I started this Fall semester,  I went to Vermont/Canada with the PUCPR Concert Choir […]

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Mozart and His Little Effect.


The Mozart and its effects on students. This is another of my essays for my English Course.

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Time traveling with music


This is one of the many assignments I have done this semester in my English 224: Grammar and English Writing with our Professor Dr. Ana Montero. She is wicked awesome and truly knows her grammar and English history. What can I say… she has a PhD in LINGUISTICS. I hope you like it. Its supposed […]

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