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Spotlight: 40 Sopranos Take on the Queen of the Night

At the bottom of this blog entry, you will find one of my favorite opera videos on YouTube: a strung-together compilation of 40 singers performing the famous coloratura passage of Mozart’s aria “Der holle rache kocht in meinem herzen” from… 371 more words

Windows on the Future

As I sit in my office planning the next phase of my master plan, I often gaze out of the window and reflect. It always happens at this time of year – I inevitably begin a period of profound reflection – reflection and hope, but profound reflection and hope tinged with mock sadness. 283 more words


The Orlando Weekly's Review of Midaregami

I wanted to post this review of the Tangled Bell Ensemble‘s performance of Midaregami here as I am very proud of that piece and it is a stellar review. 347 more words

Improvisation / New Music

Happy 202nd Birthday, Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner was a very German composer of operas and orchestral works. He was born in 1813 in Leipzig. Early influences were Carl Maria von Weber, Mozart, and Beethoven.  115 more words

Classical Music

The End of the Year Concerts

There have been many musical concerts to attend closing out this school year.

Marley had orchestra.

Cale had chorus.

I love seeing that NORTHEND mural. 15 more words


Orchestra Practice

The Symphony of Life

As I sit in orchestra practice, I learn new things about playing the bass. I increase my knowledge of how to make beautiful music, and how each part in the orchestra has a specific purpose. 631 more words