A Brief Letter to Music School Students

A Brief Letter to Music School Students

Dear friend, If you were like me at Juilliard, you started music school last week. If you were like me at the University of Northern Colorado or the Lynn Conservatory, your first day happened in August. Regardless, welcome. You’re in for one hell of a ride. While...
An Elitist Classical Musician Defends Sports

An Elitist Classical Musician Defends Sports

My mouth is dry. I’ve just watched Mason Crosby, kicker for the Green Bay Packers, kick a game winning field goal to eliminate my hometown Dallas Cowboys in an NFL playoff game. Time’s distorted. My muscles ache, but in a way reminiscent of paralysis more...

Open Letter From A “Virtuosic” Musician To A Former Teacher

Hello there, Well it’s certainly been a while. I haven’t seen you since I looked like this: I guess I owe you an apology for how long it’s been. I’m atrocious at keeping in touch with my former teachers… you included. Not because of any...
You’re trying to control all the wrong things | JH Reads Books

You’re trying to control all the wrong things | JH Reads Books

WHAT YOU’RE GETTING:[ref]I’m going to try out a bite-sized summary of my posts in the top. Let me know if you love it or hate it.[/ref] Installment #1 of JH Reads Books: 1000 words from a great book, and 750 words or less of commentary about how you can...