05. September 2011 · Comments Off on Are YOU Practicing?! · Categories: Ramble

I received permission from owner Joshua Wells of Odd Quartet to put up the following cartoon. Enjoy!

05. September 2011 · Comments Off on Oboe Outside My Little World · Categories: OutsideMyWorld™

Paul McCandless playing oboe in the group Oregon

05. September 2011 · Comments Off on FBQD · Categories: FBQD

i’m so saving up for an oboe

05. September 2011 · Comments Off on I really do hear the connection! · Categories: Read Online

Or … um … not.

Beyonce and Mahler are related.

And Mr. Lebrecht writes, “I didn’t say that!”

Ah papers. Accuracy isn’t exactly the top priority on their list.

But yeah, they have so much in common.

05. September 2011 · Comments Off on Salvatore Licitra 1968-2011 · Categories: Losses

Dear friends of Salvatore Licitra,
Here is to announce with great sadness that the wonderful Italian tenor Salvatore Licitra, 43, died today, September 5, 2011 of his severe injuries at Garibaldi Hospital in Catania, Italy.
He suffered head and chest injuries during an accident while riding a scooter on August 27, 2011 in the city of Modica near Ragusa. He was flown to the hospital in Catania where he had surgery. He was in a coma from the time the accident happened. He passed away this morning leaving behind his beloved parents, his brother and many other family members.
The hospital will hold a press conference on September 6, 2011 at 10:30 am at the Sala Dusmet at the hospital.


05. September 2011 · Comments Off on TQOD · Categories: TQOD

Just found my oboe. Haven’t played this thing in YEARS!