Tagged With: Concert

Grand Plan

October 31, 2016

In the corner of my well-collected room there is a gilded chair, with cushions of soft cedar green. I observe both chair and my pleasure in it, thinking how odd it is to have something right there in my room so finely made that the gilding is not ostentatious, but appropriate. I do not sit in […]

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What Symphony does

October 21, 2012

I’m home from playing the first concert of GBS’ 2012-2013 season, appropriately titled ‘A Sense of Place’ by our Maestro Mister Barnum.  Thanks, JB, for sitting me first desk celli, where the intensity & pressure is highest.  Lucky me – & I mean no sarcasm of any kind – it was stressful, exhausting, but there’s […]

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Returning home

August 28, 2012

We hit the road a week ago yesterday for London Ontario for a quickie overnight visit.  This was the fulfillment of an idea that we should mark the last week that my niece would live in Canada before she left on an extended Rotary trip to Germany.  We did so –   there are new […]

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own the music

June 5, 2011

At one point in last night’s symphony/Larry Jensen Concert (featuring Rob McLean,  Al Walker, Conductor Ben Boldt-Martin, & composer/arranger Richard Mascall), I looked out at the audience from the cello section and saw people who I KNOW have only heard Larry play in bars.  They were sitting beside folks who don’t go into bars, but […]

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