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But First: The Recital

Before the recital, there is a restless and manic rustle of sound: tuning, arranging, instructing. In the midst of this frenetic activity, one violinist faced forward. She was serene. Everywhere, hands were lifted in preparation. But the small violinist was still. She was waiting.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Greenville, South Carolina, United States of America
Camera: iPhone SE
Copyright: © Jennifer Fenske