Tag Archives: Performance

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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Dealing With Confidence Issues

Last week I posted about reinvention. I imagine that ALL of us in one way or another will need have a need or desire to reinvent some aspect of our life. Whether it be habits, attitude, relationships, careers, an embouchure, … Continue reading

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DMA Lecture-Recital

Streaming video by Ustream This Lecture-Recital will present the creation of an orchestral performance edition and piano reduction of VIII Variations for Bassoon and Orchestra, Op. 40 by Johann Dotzauer. The lecture portion will be a presentation of the editing … Continue reading

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Listening

I’ve been preparing for my Lecture-Recital for a while now. This week, as I’ve tried to put together the finite details of my performance, I’ve tried to step away from the technical details of the works that I’ll be performing … Continue reading

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Playing Backwards

Former Utah Jazz coach, Jerry Sloan, used to talk about avoiding playing backwards. Coach Sloan was referring to that moment when you get “beat” by an opponent, and then instead of getting back on defense, you stop to feel sorry … Continue reading

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