Zoe and I went for a Big Wheel walk. In other words, she big wheeled, I walked. We traveled around our tiny neighborhood block once. First, she pressed a “button”Continue readingZoe is Awesome
Upcoming Concert – Final Masterworks!
I haven’t written, I know I haven’t written. It’s because I’ve been blissing out all week on this orchestra concert. We’re playing Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier Suite and Wagner’s Prelude andContinue readingUpcoming Concert – Final Masterworks!
Oboe Reed Boot Camp: Your Official Invitation
Calling all oboe students, teachers, and parents! Is anyone else frustrated with reed-making? It seems as though there is never enough time during oboe lessons to really get a handleContinue readingOboe Reed Boot Camp: Your Official Invitation
Upcoming Concert – Altered States!
I am so excited about the performance I have Tuesday night. Chicago’s Fulcrum Point New Music Project is presenting a screening of Ken Russell’s 1980 film Altered States, withContinue readingUpcoming Concert – Altered States!
You know I am training for a marathon. I’m not near the level of Boston, the Mecca of Marathons, but I could imagine someday being. My dad ran Boston aContinue readingRunners
Upcoming Concert – Mahler!
We are playing Mahler 2 in Northwest Indiana this week. I love this kind of work. The Resurrection Symphony is not my favorite Mahler piece, but there’s just nothing elseContinue readingUpcoming Concert – Mahler!
Star Spangled Feeling
You know, when you are a professional musician, you kind of don’t get taken in by the theater of it all. The music can be beautiful, and moving – butContinue readingStar Spangled Feeling
Women of the Wind: Brandon: Three Desert Fables
We got our recording back! And I am so pleased with the way it came out. I would love to just stream the whole thing, but one thing that didContinue readingWomen of the Wind: Brandon: Three Desert Fables