A student emailed me last weekend. He had a competition coming up and wasn’t happy with his reed situation. He asked for some cane and some advice, and closed withContinue readingThe Oboe is Not Your Friend
I’m not playing the South Bend Symphony concert this weekend, and I’m sorry to be missing it. First, this concert features the Chamber Orchestra, which is not quite as liberatingContinue readingUpcoming Concert: Mozart!
This week I am subbing in the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra, playing Scheherezade and a 2007 Michael Daugherty Piano Concerto called Deus Ex Machina. This is exactly the kind of programContinue readingUpcoming Concert – Scheherezade!
Somehow, astonishingly, the last time I published anything here was two weeks ago. Since that time, my orchestra had its first huge masterworks concert (The Planets, the Dvorak Cello Concerto,Continue readingI’m Back!