Many, many work-life changes are making this shift into fall busier than ever for Becky. She continues to direct the Brattleboro Women’s Chorus. Just under a hundred women are singing together Wednesday nights and Thursday mornings, working towards our concerts on Saturday night Nov. 19 at All Souls Church and Sunday afternoon Nov. 20 at Centre Congregational Church. Becky is also pleased to join the women of Keene, NH, women’s chorus, Animaterra, as their new director! Tuesday night rehearsals are
leading up to a Saturday December 3 concert at the Keene Unitarian Universalist Church. The other new job for Becky this fall is her return to Townshend Elementary School (39 years after she first taught there, fresh out of college!) as the General Music teacher for grades PreK – 6. There are a lot of new names to learn! and a great group of kids with devoted support and direction from their teachers and staff. Becky spends each Sunday morning at the Second Congregational Church in Londonderry, Vermont, sharing music of spirit with the choir and congregation. Becky also enjoys leading regular glee clubs and singalongs at the Bradley House, Thompson House, the Gathering Place, and the Holton Home . She continues one of her greatest musical pleasures, singing alto with “Big Woods Voices”, a quartet which sings the music and arrangements of Will Danforth (also featuring bass Alan Blood and soprano Amanda Witman.) “Big Woods Voices” will present a concert at the Chester (VT) Unitarian Church on November 13 at 3 pm. And, as if that weren’t enough, this fall Becky is singing in a vocal jazz class led by the great jazz man! Jamie McDonald at The Open Music Collective, and starting ukelele in an all day workshop with the fabulous Lisa McCormick! In all this wonderful busyness, Becky also looks forward to the relative calm of winter, when she’ll have a bit of time to devote to composing.