Tag Archives: life choices

Five Truths of Being a Musician #4

As I’ve noted, there are several truths about the musical life. • Most people simply will not “get it.” • They don’t want to hear that new piece you’re working on. • Sometimes you will (and should) turn down a gig. Some of these truths you had to learn the hard way. Some are just […]

Following the Forks in the Road

My ten-year high school reunion just happened this past weekend, and this got me thinking back to that time in my life. Believe it or not, I was preparing to have an international touring career with Synergy Brass, and later to form the Phoenix Chamber Brass, when I was in eighth grade. I didn’t know […]