Tuesday, September 13, 2011

On The Riches Of My Morning Twitter Sessions

This morning I went onto Twitter for a short (LOL) visit and opened several links to blogposts - among them one from @JJBrown - on the healing power of art, music, and writing - which elicited this comment, the writing of which brought vividly back to my mind and heart a moment in my 'performing' life which reminds me that never have I once considered my public presentations of what I do at the piano 'performances' - I know my job at the piano is not to dazzle, impress, or stun with pyrotechnical brilliance but to move the human heart towards the recognition that God is Love.
The comment:
Good morning Jennifer:
I am on a self-imposed twitter time limit due to preparation of several projects (complete Mozart Piano Sonatas next week, preparing 'Music of Thanksgiving' TV special, and the usual lapsed service in the machinery of life (air conditioner, kitchen faucet) but your post was a must see now - so this to remind me I'll be back with the stories listeners have bestowed on me about the healing they have received at my concerts - one in particular - a medical doctor in Montana whose young son's life had left his body while in the emergency room of a hospital while his father was the only physician on duty - the Doctor plunged into the deepest depression and a year later he came to my concert at the University and confided in me afterwards that as he listened to the Bach C Major Prelude it was the first moment of release from his pain he had felt ... it was the beginnng of the light returning to his heart...That touched me so deeply that I never doubted of my 'mission' ever for a moment again...
Revealing the unconditional love of God through music. That's my job.
You have given me a great gift with this post.
Thank you.

You may visit Jennifer on Twitter @JJuneBrown


  1. .. " where words stop, music begins " . . have always enjoyed your concerts at the Norick library. Mozarts music was new for me. Always very much enjoy the biographical background info of the composers and colorful anecdotes you share. Thanx for choosing Okc as your home.

  2. Well, I guess it's a long shot but I'd like to know who Anonymous is so I can say "Thank you" :-)