If HRH the Prince of Wales has an official Harpist should Obama have an official oboist?

Just sayin’.

James Turnbull, oboe and Claire Jones, harpist to HRH the Prince of Wales (2007-2011) will be performing in the Town Hall in Chipping Sodbury on Tuesday 9 October 2012 at 7.30 pm. Tickets will be available on the door; adults £12 and school-age children FREE.


03. October 2012 · Comments Off on Classical In Palestine · Categories: Read Online

Playing instruments in the bathroom isn’t quite what you expect when you think of classical musicians, but this is exactly what Palestinian flute player Dalia Moukarker does to snatch a few moments of peace in her busy household. At 20, Dalia grew up in the village of Beit Jala, near to Bethlehem, as one of four siblings. From her bedroom window she can see part of the separation wall built by Israel, a constant reminder that travel restrictions are part of everyday life in the West Bank.

A budding musician, in autumn Dalia may be able to move beyond these limits. She has been offered a place at Karlsruhe music school in Germany and if her German visa materialises she will be one of a very small group of Palestinian musicians ever to have studied music in the West. Dalia is part of Palestine’s growing cohort of classical musicians who are finding their focus in Bach and Beethoven compositions.


03. October 2012 · Comments Off on Tango Barroco! · Categories: Concert Announcements

Dear friends, I will be performing October 28 with the San José Chamber Orchestra on their gala season opening featuring works selected by audience vote to be “encored” and works that are favorite encores. On this exciting and engaging program I will be a featured soloist on TANGO BARROCO by Michael Touchi and on Astor Piazzolla’s famous tango ADIOS NONINO. There is a wonderful reception after the concert for EVERYONE!

I really hope that you will be able to join us.

Tickets can be purchased at
or by calling 408 295-4416

There is a special $10 ticket price for ages 22 and under.

Sunday October 28, 7 pm
Le Petit Trianon
72 N 5th Street in downtown San José
Free parking directly across the street from the theatre.

03. October 2012 · Comments Off on TQOD · Categories: TQOD

Umm so I gotta practice my oboe but I’m too lazy……#procrastinating #stupid #lazy #WSMAHonorsBand