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Category: Rehearsing

Playing Catch w/ Students in Flute Lessons

0 Nicole Camacho
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Video Blog - Professionalism

0 Elaine Li
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Successful Practice And Rehearsal Philosophy

0 Nicole Camacho
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How to be a Successful Large Ensemble Musician

0 Dana Huyge

Orchestras. Bands. Choirs. We all make music with large numbers of people. Doing so is a skill that isn’t as simple as “show up and do your thing,” and if that’s your mindset when you play/sing in large ensembles, then you’re doing it wrong. Here are some basic rules designed to make you into a

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Belle of the Bells

0 Sarah Marczynski

Sarah gives you the highs and lows about a singer and administrator who becomes a handbell-er.

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Music School Audition Considerations; Prescreening (Part 1)

0 nickfinzer
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The Pros of Chamber Music

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In this VLOG for Polyphonic.org, I discuss the many pros of chamber music and share my experiences last weekend at a chamber music retreat on campus.

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The week of traveling that made my friends think I’m nuts. Freelancing in LA, TX, and MA

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Think you’re busy with gigs? Meghan can relate. In this vlog she talks about having rehearsals in Baton Rouge, and auditions in Boston and Houston. All within the same week. Orchestral playing is amazing, but logistics can be exhausting.  

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Picking Ensemble Literature

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In this week’s VLOG I discuss strategies for picking literature for your ensemble and planning for a concert.

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47 Strings- Programming for 4-year olds

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  47 Strings was recently awarded the Richter Fund for Musical Outreach from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University. This grant will fund six performances at Houston Homeless Shelters this Spring. See how Meghan programs a concert for homeless preschoolers, as well as rehearsal time with bassist David Connor.

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New Semester, New Beginnings!

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New semesters bring new beginnings! I am excited to get this semester started and talk about what I have planned this semester.

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Post Concert Report!

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In this Vlog I share how my most recent concert performance went, my recent visit to the University of Miami and my plans for the rest of the semester!

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Vlog 6 - Can You…

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When subbing in an orchestra, it is not enough to know the rhythms and the notes.

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Vlog #4 - Interpretation

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In this vlog, I read a poem from “What to Listen for in the World” about Interpretation and briefly discuss.

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Vlog #2 - Transitions and Rehearsal

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When life hands you lemons…still show up on time to rehearsals. Vlog #2

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Vblog #25 - Gil Evans

0 Ben Thomas

For the past three years I’ve had the privilege to work with Ryan Truesdell unearthing and discovering some of the forgotten music of Gil Evans. We will travel to Perugia, Italy to play in the Umbria Jazz Fest to present all of our hard work!

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Vblog#20 - Musical

0 Ben Thomas

Video Blog # 20 is on the 20th performance of my the new musical My Big Fat Italian Wedding with the Calamari Sisters. Check it out!

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Vlog #19 Rehearsal

0 Barmey Ung

http://youtu.be/R7uutuq7iT4 Here is Brandi Berry and Sam Filip sight reading “Csardas” for our next show on April 28th - Bethel United Church 315 E St. Charles Rd, Elmhurst, IL.. Really looking forward to this show!!!!!

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VLOG#18_Sample of “Piece for Brass Quintet”

0 Barmey Ung

Here is a sample of a piece I wrote for Gaudete Brass Quintet for Kmang Kmang’s CD Release Show March 31st, 2012. We had a blast, but unfortunately, we didn’t have time to do revisions with the piece. It was very difficult to say the least!

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Vlog #11

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LIVE FROM NEW YORK It’s Saturday Night!! (well, afternoon)

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Vblog #10 - Day in the Life

0 Ben Thomas

As suggested, here comes a day in Ben’s life!

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Vlog #6 Clips of Baroque Rock

0 Barmey Ung

This is a video of some clips of what I wrote for the Baroque Rock show with Bach and Beethoven Ensemble, Gaudete Brass Quintet, Kmang Kmang, and Avanti Guitar Trio. I split in clips of everything over the audio of what I wrote for Kmang Kmang and BBE. There’s also a short introduction about my

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Vblog #2 - Creativity with Ted Taforo

0 Ben Thomas

A brief interview with friend Ted Taforo, an expert on creativity.

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Vlog #25 - Camp Meeting

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A sneak peek of church on Sundays in the summer!

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Vlog #9 - Thanksgiving Week

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Thanksgiving Week Update: a special combined church service, technology in the Class Piano classroom, and a new website for our chamber music workshop.

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