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May 30th, 2016 – Posted by Christen
Tags: america, cello, Christen Lien, classical music, contemporary classical, dad, family, fathers day, holidays, inspiration, instrumental music, memorial day, memorial day weekend, mom, mother's day, music, new music, orchestra, parents, politics, remember, roots, strings, troops, united states, vietnam, vietnam war, viola, violin, war, wartime / Inspiration, Musings / Comments Off on We’re Alive: Remembering on Memorial Day
Here are my parents during wartime and some artifacts from the Vietnam War. My daddy served in the Army, and his life was blessed because he came home and was able to safely bring my mom to the United States amidst the war. Like most people, I don’t like war. The physical and spiritual havoc, […]
March 18th, 2014 – Posted by Christen
Tags: Christen Lien, classical, contemporary classical, music, new album, new music, orchestra, patience, philadelphia museum of art, philly, shield, strategy, strings, viola, violin, warrior, wisdom / Music Updates, Musings / Comments Off on Patience, my new favorite word
I read somewhere that Patience is your greatest shield; it will protect your vision, your power and interests, and it will cause others to reveal their motivations before your eyes. It is the most crucial shield of all. Do you know what requires Patience? Having your new album recorded, but waiting to release it because […]
January 1st, 2014 – Posted by Christen
Tags: cello, Christen Lien, contemporary classical, film score, instruments, music, orchestra, strings, viola, violin / Inspiration / Comments Off on Happy New Year!
2014 has already started off well, I wrote a new song today. One that is warm and light-hearted… it kinda feels like a bird in flight. Happy New Year everyone!!
December 2nd, 2013 – Posted by Christen
Tags: Christen Lien, classical, constitution, contemporary classical, croatia, instrumental music, music, protest music, same sex marriage, strings, unconditional, viola, violin / Inspiration, Music Updates / Comments Off on From the Streets of Croatia
This morning I received an emotional email from a fan in Croatia that was very moving. This past Saturday there was a protest march in the streets of Croatia because of a referendum on same-sex marriage which passed, and the Croatian Constitution now defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman. After […]