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the skies are blue and in night time too when i am with you…

congratulation on the regulation…

opposes but then supposes his roses are in doses….

Creative Writing

Choosing a Doubling Instrument (or Instruments), Part Three

Part One can be found here, and Part Two here.

Do you have time?

Doubling is almost always a boon to the low brass player’s musical experience, both for personal enjoyment as well as for professional prospects. 1,009 more words


Choosing a Doubling Instrument (or Instruments), Part Two

Part One can be found here.

Setting goals

While musicians who pursue doubling often consider the benefits of doing so largely in economic terms, those are not the only kinds of considerations that might lead you to take on a secondary instrument. 1,692 more words


Note to Self - Posture Continued

To be fair – I also read a golf tip in Golf Digest (the one with Rory on the cover) talking about improving your short game by placing a paperback book in your pants over your lower back and making sure you keep it touching your back through your stroke.   62 more words

The Importance of Knowing Music History

Wow, it’s been awhile since I last posted. School, piano practice, music school, and SAT test prep have taken over my entire life, and I’ve barely had any time to just sit and write for half an hour. 451 more words


I Quit!

How to go from Suzuki Drop-out to Teacher in a year

There are moments when everyone looks down at their beautiful, one-of-a-kind instrument and has to resist the urge to Hulk-Smash it. 393 more words