I had a great time putting this together – it’s good to be combining the role of performer, producer and engineer! I thought I’d share some ideas on recording that crossed my mind while preparing and putting this little example together: First thing first, preparation!! I wasted my own recording time with some poor executionContinue reading “Some Thoughts on Recording Sessions”
I remember attending a lecture recital during my time at North Texas given by Jeff Cottrell where, among other topics, he discussed symphonic literature and recommended the use of the euphonium in place of older instruments like the ophicleide, serpent and cimbasso. I remember thinking, “Duh?! Why wouldn’t a conductor choose to substitute these outdated instrumentsContinue reading “Euphonium and the Modern Orchestra”
I was having a great conversation with a friend about conducting Stravinsky’s “A Soldier’s Tale” and I remembered this incredible recording that I fell in love with in April of 2012. Not only is the playing exquisite, but the narrator is brilliant! Click here to check it out!
This is an amazing concept!! Embracing today’s social and technological blur and making a cohesive blend. In this video Eric Whitacre explains all the moving pieces that go into making this multimedia project work. Very cool!