Freeing the Pieces… with Words and Music

FREEING THE PIECES… WITH WORDS AND MUSIC By: MADISON SIEGER, Communications Intern HIGH NOTES AVANTE PRODUCTIONS INC. Jane Haque never imagined the High Notes Gala for Mental Health would have such a strong impact on her life. She was in the process of finishing up her memoir, Freeing the Pieces, but went back and rewrote […]

Humanizing Composers and Mental Illness

Humanizing Composers and Mental Illness Did the fact that Beethoven insisted on using 60 beans—not 59 and not 61—to make coffee mean he had OCD? Did Tchaikowsky die by choice or by accident? And Schumann? Would he have left heaps more wonderful music if he had lived today and been diagnosed as bipolar and received […]