19. July 2008 · Comments Off · Categories: Ramble

Orchestras are delicate; handle with care.

Rotter says creatives are often “essentially little kids – scared to death they are going to screw up.” Bellis suggested addressing principal players with specific remarks if you have remarks for sections. (A “Hey, could I hear a ‘D’ from the brass” is better than, “Wow, brass is way outta tune.”)

Hmmm. I’ve never thought of myself as a little kid, and really, I’m not (always!) scared I’m going to screw up. Honest.

I read it here. You can read it too.

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