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Spheres: the Jets and the Sharks

The following post is part of my Spheres series celebrating the students brave enough to choose the conservatoire life. Each one is post highlights a different ‘sphere’ that students pick up and place themselves within, in one way or another, during their time at the conservatoire. 612 more words


Thursday, October 19th

tomorrow night

They’re playing at the University of Chicago—Bartok and Ligeti.

Wolfgang Rihm (1952-), String Quartet No. 13
Arditti Quartet, live, London, 2012


Purcell School Symphony Orchestra Concert

16th October 2017
Watford Colosseum
Purcell School Orchestra Concert
Graham Ross conductor

  • Rossini
    Thieving Magpie Overture
  • Schumann
    Cello Concerto
    Soloist: Sebastian Kozub
  • Tchaikovsky
    Symphony No.
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A (Name) Poem

Jeanie Jordon was my girl. My squeeze. My better half. At least for a few weeks. To the best of my knowledge, we never held hands, and we certainly never kissed. 915 more words


A day at home

In my post about the different kinds of work that we do, I hinted that the solitary work at home can be some of the most intense. 747 more words


How to Encounter Phrases of Music with Sudden Dynamic Changes

The article in the link below by cello Professor Miranda Wilson, gives useful practice tips on how to carry out the sudden dynamic changes found in Beethoven’s compositions. 230 more words