14. January 2013 · Comments Off · Categories: FBQD

Only woodwinds will understand how easy brass player have it. My oboe reeds and cost $12.99 each and they break every two second. I have a bajillion keys, and let’s not forget the horrible taste of reeds.

14. January 2013 · Comments Off · Categories: TQOD

Now that I have a job oboe lessons will be coming solely from my pocket.

I had a fantastic time this past weekend. I’m so very thankful I was asked to help with the supertitles. Had I not been asked to do that I might have stayed home — pretty likely I would have, in fact! — and I would have missed the wonderful program.

I really fell in love with the music of Kurt Weill, and Lisa Vroman was simply incredible. What a wonderful program!

Here is a video featuring Ms. Vroman with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra and Richard Kaufman conducting: