I couldn’t get started yesterday. After I warmed up on the oboe, I played a few notes of my concerto. Then I tried an excerpt or two. An etude? NothingContinue readingCreating Momentum
This is it – the end of the season. My own orchestras wrapped up several weeks ago, but I’ve been lucky enough to be working steadily until now. After tonightContinue readingUpcoming Concert – B Minor Mass!
This week I am playing Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra. What an absolute treat! It has been years since I last subbed in this orchestra, and theyContinue readingUpcoming Concert: Beethoven Nine!
You know, freelancers get no respect. We respect each other, sure, but if I meet another oboist and we start comparing resumes, there’s a real difference in status between theContinue readingA Freelance Week