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Day 25: Kenneth Plays Kettledrum

Today, Kenneth is playing one of the coolest drums in the percussion family.  Kettledrum is another name for Timpani .  Today they are commonly used in orchestras and concert bands .   116 more words


Every bow stroke
Every drum beat

Wakens the heart
And stirs the soul

Every note played
Every song heard

Speaks to the people
In senses they understand… 29 more words


Album Review: Illuminata - Where Stories Unfold

The best thing about doing this is getting emails from bands you otherwise may not have heard of. I received one such email from Illuminata… 593 more words

Release Reviews

Janathon day 24: concert

Today has basically been a music day. OK, this morning was spent briefly helping out Mrs H plan a yoga event by checking out some possible local venues, but once lunch was done, it has been rehearsals and concerts all the way. 91 more words


Music + Goals

I joined my school’s campus band (read: no audition required to join) this quarter, and it’s been really good. I’ve missed playing my flute dearly, and it’s just kindling the fire that I have inside to start taking flute lessons again, practice 2 hours a day and just… get back into the music world. 159 more words


Seven facts about me

It’s the new craze on Facebook so thought I’d share my seven facts you may not know about me:

1: I used to play the flute in the Scottish youth orchestra… 130 more words

First visits: Vienna, Austria

I want to do a bit of a profile of some places that I have visited, but because I am pretty sure I will visit most – if not all – of them again at some point, I’m going to call this ‘series’ (woah getting a bit of professional over here) “First visits” cause I’m so creative with naming things. 1,176 more words

Gap Year