After completing the Baermann Bootcamp, I found myself still motivated to keep working on fundamentals, but I was very “scaled out”. I was recently re-introduced to the Jeanjean Vade-Mecum during the Virtual Clarinet Warmups, and decided it would be a good option for another challenge. Vade-Mecum (noun): a handbook or guide that is kept constantly […]
So here we are again at the end of one year and the start of another. I can’t help looking back at 2019 and reflecting on what I accomplished this year. 2019 was a year of transition for me and my family and trying to adjust to a new home thousands of miles away from […]
Of course, when I decide that I want to practice more, that’s when things get busy! I have rehearsal nearly every day for the woodwind quintet that I am in at work because we’re going on the road to South Carolina in a couple weeks to play a concert with the brass quintet. We are […]
Resolutions…or something like that?
I’m going to be honest here. New year resolutions kind of annoy me. I don’t think we need to wait for a new year to make good changes in our lives, and most people don’t stick to it anyway. If we want to change, change NOW! Anyways, with that said… I have one thing that […]