Finally, after four and a half years drawing my attention away from performing and composing matters I am pleased to announce my doctorate is complete! Conferral is in less than one week, at a horrendously early hour of the morning. I am quite pleased the opening phrase remained in the dissertation title below. It came to me in an epiphany driving home one day, as most epiphanies do.
With a few projects lined up for next year, I hope to gain some semblance of creative outletting once more. Re-learn how to press piano buttons in particular orders, et al.