I know the pandemic isn’t actually over. But the performing work is hitting my inbox all the time now, and I’m having to make decisions. I don’t want my NOWContinue readingWhat is WORK?
Special moments come at the least expected times. This video, the one I circulate periodically whenever Facebook reminds me of it, was literally just a gig. I didn’t know SullivanContinue readingChoose the YES
Photo by Kris Atomic on Unsplash I’ve been reading about Tall Poppy Syndrome, since hearing SOMEONE mention it in a podcast interview. I’m embarrassed that I can’t source that podcast – too muchContinue readingTall Poppy Syndrome
“Art lives from constraints and dies from freedom” -Leonardo da Vinci “The more constraints one imposes, the more one frees one’s self. And the arbitrariness of the constraint serves onlyContinue readingMy Favorite Things: Printer Edition
Last night as my student performed a terrific degree recital, she gave a speech in which she thanked her friends, her parents, her teachers, her mentors. It was beautiful. SheContinue readingTransitions
Here’s a memory that might inspire! I was three hours from home and I had just finished playing Adrian Mann’s Canzone Vecchione, a totally charming little duo for oboe andContinue readingEvery Little Bit Counts
I’ve been working hard on these next roll-outs. You probably know from reading this blog that I’ve been running an Oboe Reed Boot Camp every summer since 2012, and thatContinue readingTwo New Reed Initiatives