21. August 2012 · Comments Off on Aaron Hill @ TEDx · Categories: Videos

Should I hang my head in shame and admit I don’t know what the work is that he is playing?

No. I don’t think I’ll admit it.

And yes, there are some high notes. The highest, if I heard correctly, was a B flat.

I’ve yet to actually listen to the entire talk (I’m listening as I type), but I wanted to post it quickly. But yes, “no two pieces are alike” … sigh.

… continuing to listen …

Some of this reminds me of what Ray Still told us about telling our brain we DO have enough air — he said that at a master class I attended.

21. August 2012 · Comments Off on TQOD · Categories: TQOD

Playing my oboe just infuriates me. I can’t seem to do it right anymore. ????