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Hippo Musical Bite

When we started our first season of Musical Bites several years ago I never thought we’d have an event entirely devoted to Hippopotami!  Yes, we’ve sung ‘Mud Mud Glorious Mud’ at the Sing-along-a-lorra-songs Musical Bites, but that was one song amongst many, this time the hippo was the main feature. 290 more words


CD progress!

Hey everyone!

We especially want to send a warm shout-out to our Kickstarter supporters.  We have finished editing the upcoming CD, and are looking ahead to the mixing and mastering process with our engineer, Ed Kelly.   90 more words

Brass Quintet

Perry the Platypus

Pericles “Perry” Spanos, a very accomplished student, and a history aficionado began with a widely known but difficult instrument, the clarinet. Perry began playing the clarinet in 4th grade and attended an after school program called Bravo toget extra help and experience.When in 6th grade he decided to change the pitch at which he played and changed to the bass clarinet which if you play wrong can become very pitchy and annoying at length. 382 more words


Let the Tape Roll

Recently, I had a wonderful opportunity to participate in the International Trombone Association’s annual competitions as a preliminary judge. The particular competition I helped with is called the Gilberto Gagliardi Competition, and it is open to trombonists aged 18 and under. 923 more words


Solage 2 #PostItNotePoetry

bass-note sound

grows underground

– tuber