With fall semester in full swing at South Shore Conservatory, it gives me great joy to see so many faculty, students and their families on campus again, as more and more of our community returns for in-person lessons, classes and ensembles. Having started with the conservatory in February, I love witnessing the excitement in our students’ faces as they walk through the door and greet their teacher, eager to begin a new school year. Recently, I found myself walking the grounds of our Hingham campus, taking a break from my office to enjoy the beautiful fall weather. The warmth, coupled with the sounds of outdoor lessons, conjured thoughts of this past summer. Bustling activity had filled the Jane Carr Amphitheater, with programs such as Summer Music Festival and Flute Symphony, and a triumphant return to in-person concerts with our magical Evenings Under the Stars concert series. One very special highlight of this summer for me was a gathering of music educators that took place in early August. It started with a call I received from SMF Music Director Eric LaPrade, about a group of music educators searching for a venue to come together, to catch up with one another and to play together. The Amphitheater seemed like the perfect fit.