Respect for the Music

First in a Series Recently, my wife Noelle (a professional violinist) and I spoke to the members of the New World Youth Symphony Orchestra. We talked about four pillars of respect that are required for excellence in any musical ensemble. The four pillars are: Respect for the Music Respect for the Conductor Respect for your […]

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Musicians and Football

As another Super Bowl approaches, I am reminded that making music is also a team sport. While there is an obvious connection between football and marching bands and some bands are very competitive, I think it is helpful to remember what a team really is. A team is a group of people that work together […]

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