Thanks to everyone who voted to get me into the finalists round for Best Classical Artist in the DC Wammie Awards—I am honored and excited! Now it is up to a panel of music-industry judges to see if I am the best in my category. The other two classical finalists are putting up albums of traditional recitals; that is, they performed works by composers of old (Bach, for example). I, on the other hand, am putting up an album of entirely original material written and played by me. That will either positively separate me from this pack, or knock me out hard if the judges are more conservative and of a “museum philosophy” regarding classical music. A cliffhanger!