April 2014 Notes and News

Behind the Scenes at Growing Azalea Music
A lot of the work in the music industry happens behind the scenes and this is no exception at Growing Azalea Music! The GAM team has been busy working on a number of projects including pitching music for film and television placements. Margaret recently met with VHI’s Music Supervisor, Jennifer Stinson who requested her to send more of her music for consideration for placement in future shows on VHI and MTV. We shall be sure to keep you posted!  www.gamusic.com

Did you know?
Margaret is available to perform at your wedding or special event as a solo flutist/pianist and/or as part of a small classical ensemble. Please be sure to check out our booking page for further information. www.gamusic.com/booking

Upcoming Performances
Growing Azalea Music is currently booking performances for the summer and fall. To find out where and when Margaret will be performing solo and with her band, please be sure to visit her performance calendar page!
 www.gamusic.com/performances
www.MargaretBernstein.com/calendar

News from Azalea Blossom
Beginning in May, subscribers to Margaret’s Growing Azalea Music letter will receive a separate newsletter from Azalea Blossom, the not for profit 501c3 organization, which founded for the prevention, awareness and education of domestic violence and child abuse through the use of the creative and performing Arts. You will have the option to receive both monthly newsletters or choose just to receive one. Also, Azalea Blossom will be boasting a new website soon! Please stay tuned!

New Earth Day Blog
Margaret has new blogs on her website including accounts of her recent trip to Chicago and a special Earth Day blog. www.MargaretBernstein.com/blog

Inspiration

Inspirational Person of the Month
In honor of his birthday and child abuse awareness month, fellow musician and advocate, Mike Skinner, is the inspirational person  for April.

Inspirational Place of the Month
Chicago, affectionately and appropriately named the windy city, is the inspirational place for the month of April.
www.MargaretBernstein.com/inspiration

Acknowledgements

Birthdays


Bunty B, Catherine F, Victor L, Eva K, Michelle F, Jeanie L, Rob F, Bobbi B, Rachel C-S, Raina S, Bob P, Margaret F, Janet F, Holly R, Mike S, Mark W, Caleb &Hannah K, Darlene R, Mary Lloyd D, Amanda T, Bob B, Cody D, Elise W, Kate B, Beth M, Leon K, Dina B, Ellie C, Robin S, Adele W, Nadine M, Liane W, Ashley M, Cyrene P, Anastasia B, Gabie O, Elise W, Jyoti S, Scott W, Peter G, Penny G

Congratulations

  • To Margaret’s cousin Rachel Bernstein for designing the cover of a recent issue of Lucky magazine.
  • To Max Wren for his recent compassionate action in order to support his friend with cancer.

In Need of Prayer

  • To all survivors and victims of child abuse that they find hope and healing in their lives.
  • To the Earth that it may become a healthier more sustainable planet for many many generations to come!

Quote of the Month
“Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it.” — Tori Amos