This is a special post to those of you who might be pursuing a wild dream to become a professional musician, to those of you who fancy yourselves supporters of the arts, to those of you who might feel weary and wonder sometimes if it’s all worth it or not.

Il Teatro Comunale

Please take a listen to the commencement speech of Robert Levine, the acclaimed concert pianist and scholar, given to the graduating class at the Curtis Institute of Music this past year. It’s an urgent charge to champion this thing called classical music that we are all so passionate about and in my most humble opinion, very worth a listen.