A YEAR OF FIRSTS
by Ruth Abigail Smith (Executive Director + Co-Founder)
I remember my first piano recital. Yikes! I was six years old and terrified. So terrified, in fact, that I froze on stage and refused to play anything until my father joined me on the bench. Luckily, he obliged. Comforted by his presence, I went on to play my “Mary Had a Little Lamb” variations on a theme, then ran off in tears from the trauma of it all.
Rarely does any first-time experience go as ...