Fixed Moments In Time

As my 30th year of being a band director comes to an end while immediately dovetailing into the start of my 31st year, it is time to be honest: very rarely do I find myself sitting and listening to music for the simple joy it brings. No, it’s always “This could be fun to do […]

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Lessons In The Rain

Band Day 2013:┬á64 degrees in the morning. Clear blue skies. Cover up with sunscreen and let rehearsal begin. 12 noon: 13 high school and middle schools being to arrive. Multiple water breaks given to the UDMB to keep them as fresh as possible–for it will be a 12 hour day for the Fightin’ Blue Hens. […]

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