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Brown Spots, What Are They? Where did They come From? What Can I Do About Them?

Occasionally, some lacquered brass instruments develop small brown spots or areas of discoloration. Brown spots are copper oxides formed when moisture is trapped under the lacquer during the lacquering process. 294 more words

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Des canyons aux étoiles...

Through my fellowship at the Australian National Academy of Music, I am collaborating with Jacob Abela to present Messiaen’s Des canyons aux étoiles…. The upcoming Melbourne premiere marks the second performance of this epic work in Australia since its premiere by the Australian Chamber Orchestra in 1988 with Messiaen himself in the audience. 150 more words

Georgia Ioakimidis-MacDougall

Atwater Fall Festival 2014

Cuivre! opened up its Fall Season with a performance at the Atwater Fall Festival in Ralston Park on October 12, 2014. The opening set consisted of Oktoberfest selections. 129 more words

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Thoughty Thursday: Things that made me go hmmmm on the interwebz, Sept 28-Oct 4, 2014

Some facts and some fun. Just what you were waiting for!

Valerie Strauss of The Washington Post asks the question, is homework an unnecessary evil? 246 more words

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Boo!

I have never heard first hand what a dying moose sounds like, but I’m pretty sure it sounds like my daughter playing the French horn.  Of course she only knows 5 notes, so I should cut her some slack.   520 more words

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