27. January 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: Congratulations!

Oboist and conductor Nicholas Daniel has been named as this year’s recipient of the Queen’s Medal for Music, Buckingham Palace has announced.

A former winner of the BBC young musician of the year, the 50-year-old will be presented with the accolade by the Queen later this year.

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27. January 2012 · 2 comments · Categories: FBQD

Got an oboe and a violin for Christmas. Let the practicing begin…oh, and I guess I should give my sweet hubby some ear plugs. lol

27. January 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: Birthdays!, MozartMusicMatters™

The Piano Quintet

Piano and Winds K.452 Marianna Shirinyan, Rachel Bullen, John Kruse, Etienne Boudreault, Joke Wijma at the 13th Esbjerg International Chamber Music Festival 2011 www.eicmf.dk EICMF is unique in Denmark as it invites artists to collaborate in new constellations, form new relationships, establish a foundation for exchange and annually act as a host for an international community of artists.

27. January 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: TQOD

I knew that oboe on layaway at K-Mart was a kick ass idea. I KNEW IT!

Finale from the Grand Partita

Performed at International Chamber Music Festival in Salon-de-Provence (France)