This morning are the auditions for the Montreal job – and I’m not there. I haven’t blogged in a while. A lot has gone on in the past three-four weeks. I’m on the final days of my tuba staycation and it’s been quite the adventure. Continue reading →
I don’t think I’ve practiced something so much in my life. I’m working on the RVW concerto. The first two movements so far. And especially the first.
I now understand a story I heard on ‘Q’ on CBC Radio a while back. The show host was interviewing a husband-wife music duo and she told of when they first met: She was a harpist and was working on a Mozart concerto when a man moved in next door. She presumed she was driving him crazy working on the same single bar of music for hours at a time. Turns out he was a guitarist, they fell in love and the rest is history. Continue reading →