This edition of winning the job features both Jeff Strong and Tyler Lindsay. Jeff recently won the third trumpet audition with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Tyler won a position with the Presidents Own Marine band. Congratulations to both of them! I’ve known Jeff for a couple of years now. I first met him at […]

My second conversation for “That’s Not Spit, It’s Condensation” was with Kevin Fitzgerald. Kevin is the assistant conductor of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and music director of the Alabama Youth Symphony Orchestra. This was such a fun conversation to have. Kevin is a really positive and uplifting guy. I didn’t know him very well, as […]

For this example, I chose the Ballerinas Dance from Petrouchka. If its your first time going through this template, I might recommend trying it as is, so you get an idea of what works, and how you might adjust it for your own playing. Ultimately, the important part is that we approach learning in three […]

Listen on – iTunes Spotify Google Play Buzzsprout The music from the second episode of my podcast “Powerlifting and Music: What They Have In Common” comes from the band Empire Springs. The song is called “The Echoes”, and it’s from the album of the same name. It’s a 5 song EP they recorded in 2017. […]

Listen on – iTunes Spotify Google Play Buzzsprout My first episode on “That’s Not Spit, It’s Condensation” is with Demondrae Thurman. This interview was great for many reasons. The content in it is superb, as Demondrae is world class in so many aspects of life. He’s incredibly talented and hardworking at the euphonium, as a […]