10. April 2012 · Comments Off on Classical Music With Bite · Categories: Read Online

Read online:

Employee listening to classical music, bitten by police dog


You have now been warned.

10. April 2012 · Comments Off on FBQD · Categories: FBQD

I’ve gone green for St. Patrick’s Day–Buffet Greenline Oboe: http://www.blackwoodconservation.org/greenline.html www.blackwoodconservation.org CROSSING THE GREEN LINE How Buffet Crampon’s Green-Line instruments use a revolutionary technology that respects both musical performance and the environment.”I was surprised that the quality of sound of the Buffet clarinets was not sacrificed by using alternative Green-Line materials. If … CROSSING THE GREEN LINE

10. April 2012 · Comments Off on Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho · Categories: Opera

Today I go back to work. It’s our first (of two) Opera San José orchestra-only rehearsals for Faust. We arrived home from a seven day vacation on Sunday evening, so it will be quite interesting to see how my mouth and brain deal with a three hour rehearsal. Later in the night (too late, but it was the only time we could get the hall) I have a rehearsal for the Reinecke trio. In between I have two students to teach. I’m going to really have to apply brain power to get through the day after having been off for so long. Ah well … nothing like jumping into it all very quickly!

Here’s a bit of the start of Faust for you:

10. April 2012 · Comments Off on TQOD · Categories: TQOD

How I wish my parents would get me my own oboe..