So here’s a question. Am I doing it wrong, or is it just that every person does it differently? This year I’ve been playing much more second oboe than everContinue readingPlaying Second – and Learning!
The Yamaha oboe has made me better. No doubt everyone is tired of hearing me rhapsodize about this instrument, but it’s revolutionized my approach. I can just play, and ifContinue readingYamaha Made Me Better
Here I am again, in the phase immediately after culminating the project. Sometimes this is an empty time, but right now I’m flying high and too busy to be sad.Continue readingChen Wrap-Up – Moving Forward!
This week the Northwest Indiana Symphony has a great concert. Prokofiev 5 is one of the truly great symphonies – tragic, heroic, funny, hopeful – a huge range of humanContinue readingUpcoming Concerts
We’re performing tomorrow night here in South Bend, and playing the score to a silent movie – The Phantom of the Opera! I’ve done shows like this before, I thinkContinue readingUpcoming Concert, and a Speech You Missed