Archive: September 2011 - Howard Dyck

My Artistic Credo

  • September 29, 2011
My Artistic Credo

(from my post-concert speech May 8, 2010) I believe that the arts make us better people. I believe they ennoble us, they enable us to transcend our own limitations, they encourage us in our weaknesses and failures, and they empower us in our pilgrimage through this vast and wondrous and kaleidoscopic adventure we call life. This has been my experience these 38 years with the Grand Philharmonic Choir. I believe that it is possible for a community of like-minded artists – in this case singers and players – to achieve certain exalted forms of expression which none of us could even dream of achieving...

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