Monthly Archives: November 2013

The mix that means a musician can manage

  This weekend has been spent on the road again as part of the orchestra supporting Andrea Bocelli at concerts in Glasgow and Leeds.  Catching up with the lives of many musicians I have not seen for a few years … Continue reading

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Will policy changes make music education more elitist?

A few months ago I was asked to look at the cost of music examination and the audition processes in the UK and how transparent the charges were for an article in a newsletter for the National Association of Percussion … Continue reading

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Significant Birthdays?

How the mind changes over the years, couldn’t wait to be 21, worried about being 30 or 40 but there were very few apparent transformations at these milestones.  50 was very different, I started to look at what I had … Continue reading

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Time flies update

It was twelve months ago that the idea of producing a regular blog came to mind to assist with my writing.  At the start of this process I did not feel confident with structuring ideas into coherent articles and each … Continue reading

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