Category: General

The End of The Season

The summer is finally upon me, with what little is left of it! The school year ended, the insanity that is the Newport Music Festival is over, the New England Band Directors Institute went off well thanks to all involved in running it, and the Seacoast Wind Ensemble performed their last concert last night with

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Have you taken you time lately?

I just returned from a great weekend camping outside of Freeport, Maine. Now I will admit, I was in that area to conduct the Seacoast Wind Ensemble¬†at R.B. Hall Days. Band directors, if you don’t know who R.B. Hall is, look him up! The performance was about 40 minutes of the day so the rest

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Please Don’t Criticize Me!

Let’s start with three definitions according to the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary: Critic: 1. a: one who expressed a reasoned opinion on any matter especially involving a judgment of its value, truth, righteousness, beauty or technique. b: one who engages often professionally in the analysis, evaluation, or appreciation of works of art or artistic performances. 2.

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