I know in heaven, a castle

What a difference three years can make. It is roughly that long since I first made a trumpet sextet version of this little arrangement, which later became the version that Manger Musikklag performed so beautifully last Sunday evening: Rehearsing this piece with the band transported me back to a difficult period. When it was written, … Continue reading I know in heaven, a castle

Practising practice

This is a short summary of a presentation that I was privileged to be invited to give just over a month ago to some of my colleagues on the subject of managing practice. That is; the practice of practise. Apparently they found this collection of these ideas quite inspiring and motivational, so I have decided to share … Continue reading Practising practice

Pacho Flores – ‘Cantar’

Sometimes there is talent in the world that doesn't always get the recognition it deserves. Fortunately, in the age of blogging and social media, the power to elevate that talent now lies with us and to a lesser extent with the corporations who will continue to flex their financial muscles to force exposure and airplay. … Continue reading Pacho Flores – ‘Cantar’