I’m looking forward to being on staff at Camp LuWiSoMo’s band camp this year! It will be an honor to work with students at the camp I attended as a youth, myself.
It’s the fourth term I recommend musicians carry along with them; and as creative, sometimes emotional types, it might be one of the most difficult to grasp.
I’ve been carrying around the photo pictured – yes, a real live printed photograph that someone actually handed to me – in my purse, for probably a month now.
Since I’m not used to actually having real live photographs, I must’ve forgotten about it. I saw it there today, and thought “man, this is worth a blog post.”
On Saturday, February 16th the orchestra I play with – the Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra – will be performing its annual Valentine’s concert (following an always luxurious buffet-style dinner) at the Silver Spring Country Club. This year’s guest artist is renown singer Robin Pluer, who will lead the audience through “A Lover’s Night in Paris.”
I’m a word nerd, truth be told. I love looking up definitions of words, so as to be able to use them in their most effective way. The Merriam-Webster definition of the word “resourceful” is as follows:
Able to meet situations : capable of devising ways and means.
Today the school that I teach at part-time is closed, due to severe cold temperatures. Many schools and other places will be closed multiple days this week, for record cold temps. What a great time to write on getting out and being active!
It’s the first term in my carriage acronym – and if you’re one who ends up working in an arts-related field, it is a word that’s often guiding a lot of your thoughts and decisions… or is it?
Recently I clarified this page entitled “Principles I Promote in Performance & Practice.” Find out why I feel strongly that these eight words are important, as a musician.