Author Archives: rbedont

About rbedont

I'm a husband, father, and brother. I'm a professional musician, teacher, and doctoral student. That sounded like those "I'm a Mormon" commercials. Oh ya, I'm one of those too. I like to cook - it's much cheaper than going to a shrink. I envision this blog as a hodgepodge of all of those things, plus some shenanigans.

SLCC Faculty Recital


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Upcoming Recital I’m excited to perform with the Arizona Chamber Winds! We”l be playing Johann Dotzauer’s VIII Variations for Bassoon and Orchestra. A piece that I adapted for chamber ensemble. If you’re in the Tucson area come see the performance!

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Canyon Reeds

Lately my brother and I have been working to design bassoon and oboe/EH reed cases. We’re thrilled at how they’ve turned out! Each case is made from high quality hardwood (Walnut, Cherry, Beech, etc.) and finished with a clear finish, … Continue reading

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Dear son, don’t let Robin Thicke be a lesson to you

Originally posted on The Matt Walsh Blog:
***Update, August 1: In response to the thousands of people who, after reading this entire post, decided to harp on one single phrase (“I’m no feminist”), I wrote this. If you want to…

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Expanding the Live Music Experience

Have you ever been approached by a friend or relative asking you go to a concert? They probably seem SO excited to go see that band or singer. Or maybe they want to go hear the guest soloist with the … Continue reading

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