"Nothing much happens without a dream. For something really great to happen, it takes a really great dream."
- Robert Greenleaf
Manifesto: a public declaration of intentions (as issued by a political party or government) (Thank you, Princeton and Google)
It is increasingly easy to find people who are facing (or have experienced) similar challenges to my own.
Robert Winder, writing for the New Statesman, repeats Jan Morris's sincere and ad
This video arrived via the Trombone-L. Special thanks to Dave Johansen for a painfully good laugh.
Whether teaching or practicing, there is a to-do list that has to be covered. To-do lists can get really long, so I try to keep it strictly "do this" rather than "don't do that."
Around 1000 AD, Pope Gregory needed a way to transfer music from Rome to France. Guido of Arezzo, a theoretician, came up with the modern system of music notation.
Brass players share a variety of concerns about students and players that are encouraged (directed? coerced?) onto instruments they don't want to play.
Either I will invest time getting organized, or I will invest time because I am disorganized. There is no escape from these things. I have to pay up.
I am fortunate to be a teacher, and a music teacher. I learn new (and old) things from my students each day.
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