Saturday, May 21, 2011

Somewhere That’s Green (Reprise)


By the time you are reading this I will have already spent TWO nights in a cabin at the hallowed grounds of the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp. *pause for shock and awe*  That’s right, folks, this summer I’m headed on another European tour and will be singing the baritone solo in Johannes Brahm’s German Requiem—with the return of Sabrina Laney Warren as the soprano soloist!  I don’t think I’ve mentioned it before on the blog so… there ya go.

My previous post on the first time I went to the camp grounds can be found here, but I thought it would be fun to put up a couple of pictures to remind everyone about how beautiful (and rustic) the setting for this weekend and then intensive week in June will be.


The mystical Blue Lake


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My cabin (That would be the Beaux cabin of the Sienna unit for those of you who care to know)



The Stuart outdoor performance shell



My sanity will be lost somewhere amongst these trees next month


It’s definitely going to be a surreal experience going back, but very different this year as well.  For one thing, last year I was able to throw whatever I needed into the back of the General and drive—I don’t have that luxury living in Houston and have had to be a veeeerrrryyy careful packer.  I’m also sad that some of the other staff members won’t be returning (that means YOU Mason, Ellen, Emily, John and Zach !!) but you’ll also be seeing some familiar faces on the blog in posts to come.


Artist: Alan Menken/ Album: Little Shop of Horrors


  1. Joseph! Say HI to Blue Lake for me! Beautiful pictures, too. Have so much fun in Europe! Miss you!


  2. Joseph! Say hi to Blue Lake for me (great pictures by the way!). Have fun in Europe this summer! Also, I would always see a truck with a Texas license plate in the Willowtree parking lot and it made me think of you every time!

    Miss you!


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