Summerfest Big Band Camp and Tap Thursdays Show I am honored to be a clinician for Summerfest’s 3rd annual Big Band Camp, taking place on September 17th! Sponsored by Yamaha,… Continue reading Summerfest Big Band Camp
Hello readers and listeners, I have some wonderful news to share with you all: I am thrilled to announce that on August 19th, I will be releasing my Debut… Continue reading DEBUT ALBUM: “FLY!” with the BloomingTones Big Band
Hello Readers! I know I haven’t written in quite some time, but I wanted to at least make some mention on this blog about my new band. It is… Continue reading New Year = New Band
Good Morning! The new semester at IU has started, and I’m already feeling that this term will challenge me in new ways I never thought possible. My course load is… Continue reading The Next Chapter Begins!
Hello, readers! It’s been about a month since I’ve written in the blog, but not without good reason – school is super busy! It isn’t as if I did… Continue reading Kicking off Year #2
Hello readers! Wow. What a summer. Eleven weeks, amazing clinicians, new friendships to last a lifetime, musical experiences galore, and of course, enough magic to last me for a while.… Continue reading Great to be back in Bloomington!
Hello! Happy Fourth of July everyone! I’m writing to reflect on the last few weeks of this program. I wish I would have written a bit about the rehearsal cycle… Continue reading Disneyland College Band #1
Hello! So I’ve been back home in Milwaukee, WI for the last week or so since school let out for the summer in the first week of May. Looking back… Continue reading Looking Back and Looking Forward
Hello, there! I’m sitting outside the Bloomington Bagel Company in downtown on what is undoubtedly the most beautiful day I’ve lived here in Bloomington. The sun is shining, no clouds,… Continue reading Zoro!
This semester, Steve Houghton, my primary studio teacher is on a sabbatical. He just finished up a huge project in Washington DC yesterday performing with the US Army Band at… Continue reading Lessons with Dick Sisto and Jim Rupp