Lynn-Jane from Washington DC

Lynn-Jane Foreman, an English-American actor, went on tour with the National Symphony Orchestra in 2010. They brought music to people in the U.S. who had never before heard a live concert. Here she writes about her experience.

Traipsing Round the World in My Traipse Shirt

July 16, 2011
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Traipsing Round the World in My Traipse Shirt

This year for the tour and the four shows in D.C., I wanted something new from the wonderful IA collection. I had to have a new piece that would travel easily and be easy to move and dance in - the Traipse Shirt by Ivey Abitz.

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In Shock that I Went to a MALL

June 19, 2010
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Arrived in Charleston at 2 PM. Charleston is the capital of W.Va., and the city is quite beautiful...again, on a river. We are in the "downtown area" across the street from a MALL! SO funny, I never go to malls, but there I was, along with at least half of the NSO. Never knew a...

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How about a dance from West VA

June 10, 2010
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One or two nights in each hotel does not really allow unpacking or relaxing or siteseeing or "having fun." There are receptions for us, but now I understand why most of the musicians and staff come home and go directly to bed. I am exhausted, and I am not playing each night.

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Bringing Music to the Masses

June 3, 2010
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Bringing Music to the Masses

I was the guest artist for the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) at the Kennedy Center, and Ivey Abitz should be proud to know that they were represented at the evening show, featuring the Solomon Jacket. After the Kennedy Center performance, I began traveling with the NSO as a guest artist.

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