Listen on – iTunes Spotify Google Play Buzzsprout For this episode, I was trying to think of a way to connect my podcast with something we were playing with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. I had some ideas about episode related to the Beethoven cycle, as well as our Disney show we did last weekend, but […]

Listen on – iTunes Spotify Google Play Buzzsprout When I was thinking of freelancers that I knew that would make a great episode for my “Freeway Philharmonic” series, Dean Haist was one of the first names that came to mind. Being from Lincoln, NE, I’ve known Dean for almost my entire musical career. I did […]

(Jim and his husband Troy) Listen on – iTunes Spotify Google Play Buzzsprout When a person comes up with an idea for anything, for it to succeed, they have to believe in it even if other people can’t see it or don’t believe it. There are countless stories of successful people who didn’t give up […]

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 […]

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 […]