A Brief Break

To those of you nice people out there in blog land who follow this blog, I apologize for being so lax! I had the best intentions in June while at the STS to update Ladies in Brass, but that whole week was much busier than I could have imagined, and the rest of my summer... Continue Reading →

Southeast Trombone Symposium

Greetings from Columbus, Georgia! I am participating in the Southeast Trombone Symposium at Columbus State University, hosted by my former professor Dr. Brad Palmer. It's been a great week so far--I have met some really great trombonists, played in quartets and octets, attended masterclasses, and heard outstanding faculty recitals. Tomorrow is the solo competition, which... Continue Reading →

TubaCor Interview: Choosing Repertoire

JD: What are your thoughts on performing “audience pleasing” repertoire and more serious works?  Are there any composers in particular that you feel are capable of pleasing a general audience and that satisfy your expectations as a serious brass musician?LF: The Vivaldi Two Trumpet Concerto and the Brahms Duets that we performed is the first... Continue Reading →

Interview with Lin Foulk

In a previous post, I wrote about my experience hearing Lin Foulk's lecture on women in music.  What I did not mention then was that she and her colleague Deanna Swoboda presented a concert as well. They each played solo works for horn and tuba as well as duets as TubaCor.  After the concert there... Continue Reading →

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