I have a hot second here before spring semester really kicks into gear and I disappear under the weight of ‘getting a DMA’, so I thought I’d give you a few insights into what’s new in my world. Yesterday I presented and performed at the BrassChix annual seminar, in the company of music greats like … More January Update
Two really exciting things in January: My performance at St Louis Park Senior HS, featuring selections from my December 2016 doctoral recital, is presented in part by the generous contributors to my Studio Scholarship Campaign. As you recall, the fund exceeded its goal and I allocated $300 to presenting clinics and performances in local schools. … More Upcoming Presentations!
Well, 2016 is coming to a close, as all years do, and it’s been one of the most professionally exciting and challenging years yet! It was one of the most diverse years for types of gigs, music learned, and students taught. Here’s a little recap of what 2016 looked like for me: Performance Highlights: January: … More 2016: A Round-up Review!
My dearest students, Well, we’ve reached the end of the election cycle, a particularly nasty and divisive one as these things go, and I know that even though most of you are not old enough to vote that it can still be tremendously emotionally consuming to experience. No matter where we all fall on the … More A message for my students
Hey all, Here’s a little round-up (!) of all the things I’m working on these days so you don’t think I’ve disappeared into school and will never come out. Life at the U: I’m settling into being a doctoral student. My routine of practice, lessons, performances, and classes is pretty exhausting, but I’m managing to … More All the News from this End
I still have room in my scholarship budget for new students. If you are a low brass player who couldn’t otherwise afford lessons without financial assistance, but feel you would benefit from them, please visit my Scholarship Application page for details.
Well, friends, colleagues, and students, School has started and I’m looking at a packed schedule on top of my already busy teaching and performing schedule! SO Monday recaps are going on a little vacation. Please don’t cry. I’ll still be posting here from time to time and I always keep my gig calendar updated. Sincerely, … More Weekly Round-up is taking a break!