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Playing Like it's the End of the World

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Playing Like it's the End of the World

This sentiment has guided almost every major musical decision I've made in my career.  From choosing summer festivals to reading scores, I often ask myself: "if this is the last time I get to play this piece, is this the decision I want to go out on?"  It has permeated the way I listen to music, and it's probably what keeps me locked into the passion I have for being a horn player. 

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Reality Show Realness

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Reality Show Realness

The babies are asleep, the toys are picked up, the kitchen is cleaned, and it's too late to practice anymore.  As is my wont to do, I started wondering why I can't get enough of this seemingly junky TV.

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One Step Away From...

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One Step Away From...

Sometimes it's a link to a news article, and sometimes it's an inspirational banner, but the message is the same: don't quit because your big break could be around the corner. ..they offend me so much that I've taken to the blog!

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To Humblybeg or Humblebrag?

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To Humblybeg or Humblebrag?

When the cards are not in your favor, what's the best way to turn the tide?  Is it better to put those cards on the table in front of your colleagues, or is a brave face the side to show?

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