Monday April 18, 2016 “If you want to be constantly employed, you must be constantly increasing your value.” – Byron Stripling I am writing this post because it is near
Wednesday April 6, 2016 This is a topic frequently discussed in the music community, particularly when addressing students burgeoning into the world of music. What we do as musicians is a legitimate
Monday March 14, 2016 Here it is…my First Blog request! Things are going to start happening to me now! Stage fright leading to total fatigue on stage is a reality
Getting funding for projects, conferences, or your music program can be flat out maddening. Required of you is tenacity, courage, and often the ability to weave gold at your fingertips.
Wednesday March 2, 2016 “The mind can hurt as much as the body.” – Marcel (Anthony Oseyemi) from the Movie Hector And The Search for Happiness. Yesterday I overheard a
Wednesday February 24, 2016 Welcome, this post merely scratches the surface a rather complex subject. This article, while mainly aimed at trumpeters, contains information that any musician can use. Please
Tuesday February 23, 2016 This post is a culmination of the tools I learned over the years, much thanks to professor Michael Anderson and his dedication to his students at
Monday February 22, 2016 Recently, I gave a masterclass to some young players. When I asked them who they listen to, I received mostly blank stares. As I live infinitely