Pamela Sklar’s original project Words into Music received an award from ArtsWestchester. Composed in 2020, this piece was inspired by Pam's conversations with more than forty individuals from Mount Vernon, NY, who shared stories about family situations, community issues and personal struggles. Their shared soulful emotions gave Pam powerful material to create with. Musicians: Pamela Sklar, Native American flute, silver flute and bass flute. Jim Ferraiuolo, oboe and English horn. Enid Blount Press, clarinet and bass clarinet. Recorded at St Paul’s Church National Historic Site in Mt Vernon, New York, on September 27th, 2020, this is the virtual premiere.