Somewhere, an arch, portal to the stars, on one night of the year, connects heaven and earth.

Jillian grew up with this legend. As a child, she dreamed of riding the stars like ponies. Now, as a highly trained musician, she nurtures a different dream.

Years of research led her to Utah for the night of the Summer Solstice.

She steps into the arching doorway and lifts her light-filled baton. On her downbeat, the stars burst into song, and Earth at last hears the Music of the Spheres. Plato’s Musica Universalis is now Jillian’s lifework.

Let the star-bright concerts begin!

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Voice-Team
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1 year ago

There are many kinds of doors, but a portal to the stars is something special! From the first sentence to the last, we were enthralled. Like some of the commentators, we could almost hear the music. Great writing!

Carrie OLeary
Carrie OLeary(@carrie-oleary)
1 year ago

Wonderful Julie, love the descriptions and the whole concept of the story. If you listen very carefully you could even hear the music in your words. Very nicely done.

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Marianna Pieterse
Marianna Pieterse(@marianna-pieterse)
1 year ago

Julie, you have created such a beautiful picture. How stunning it must be to hear this. Well done.

Lisa Shea
Lisa Shea(@lisa-shea)
1 year ago

Julie, I love how you bring visuals and audio together to create a full sensation. I can hear the sounds streaming through the archway and out into the cosmos. Nicely done.

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Eric Radcliffe
Eric Radcliffe(@eric-radcliffe)
1 year ago

Wow Julie, do you know what I can feel – hear? The music in your heart. You can not write what you have, without it beating within!

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Lotchie Carmelo
Lotchie Carmelo(@lotchie-carmelo)
1 year ago

Wow 🙂 I love this story, Julie. You bring me into the world of music in just a few words. I wish Jillian’s career in music will shine as bright as the star.

Lotchie Carmelo
Lotchie Carmelo(@lotchie-carmelo)
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1 year ago

You’re welcome.

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