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collaboration as performance

Two friends of mine (thanks Ilya and Brian) recently gave me the idea of blogging the compositional process. This is something that is common in other fields (programming, cooking, engineering, etc.), but is relatively rare in music. 324 more words


The Brass Herald continues "Ladies of Brass" Series


The Brass Herald‘s new February, 2017 issue continues a series started in December, 2015. Titled “Ladies of Brass,” the February publication features the trombone section of the Monarch brass on its cover. 138 more words


Play Like Obi-Wan Kenobi, Not Like……Darth Maul

Those who know me even a little bit know that my family and I are Star Wars fans. We are so not because we think the stories are great literature much less present a philosophical system that is compatible with our own Christian worldview, but simply because the universe… 510 more words


The Tuba Starts It

That’s what they say. The Tuba starts it.

When you hear the first notes from the tuba you know the second line is about to begin. 258 more words

Ray Laskowitz

Indulging the Beauty of Nature and Good Food with Café Sabel

After an hour and a half of satisfying our eyes with colorful murals and sculptures, our stomachs started to rumble. Both famished and tired, my friends and I decided to eat at the museum’s sole restaurant located at the ground floor called… 476 more words