Category Archives: News and Updates

Studio Student Recital – Info and Guidelines

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I am looking forward to receiving your student’s video submission of their solo by May 24. Please find below recording guidelines for the video to make our recital as successful as possible. ATTIRE Please dress appropriately for a performance.  PIANO On a separate device begin the piano accompaniment audio and begin recording your video of […]

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Studio is relocating!

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Moving to Sun Valley! In this time of all things being weird, we decided to make the move a few miles northwest to Sun Valley, CA. I am busy getting things ready for hopefully in person lessons to resume this summer or fall in my new digs off La Tuna Canyon. Would love to see […]

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On my stand: Beethoven Oboe Trio

I am excited to have something to work on to play with other real people, and especially something as charming as the Beethoven Oboe Trio. I have many fond memories playing this in high school and college, and I am thrilled to be working on a live recording of the first movement with my oboe […]

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Schumann Romances for Two Oboes!

Diana Doherty and her colleague Callum Hogan from the Sydney Symphony in Australia play Schumann Romances as a duet, and I am obsessed! Follow the link below to watch. https://www.sydneysymphony.com/backstage-news/diana-doherty-and-callum-hogan-play-schumann

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Congrats on another successful year of CM!

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Results are available TODAY online under the MTAC student portal – check them out! I am proud of everyone’s hard work, resilience, and dedication to making this a successful year through all the challenges. All of my students passed and did very well. Thank you and well done!

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VYMA Fall Concert

I’m so proud of the hard work reflected here, especially by my wind students! Watch it below!

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VYMA Youth Orchestra starts tomorrow!

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Does your student need more incentive to practice or want to learn orchestra repertoire? VYMA Youth Orchestras start tomorrow and are a great and virtual way to get that experience during this time! More information at http://www.vyma.org/ or email vymacoordinator@gmail.com.

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Boston University Tanglewood Institute – Online!

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Boston University Tanglewood Institute’s virtual summer 2021 program, BUTI from Anywhere, will feature twenty online programs for instrumentalists, singers, and composers ages 14 through 20 from June 20 to July 31, 2021. Here, you will have the opportunity to learn and grow through intensive programming in the presence of some of the world’s greatest music professionals […]

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Rob Sheena Online Masterclass

Register now for a free online masterclass taking place on February 10, 2021 at 6:00 P.M. ET. Robert Sheena is the wonderful English Horn player in the Boston Symphony Orchestra. This is sure to be a great event!

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Tomplay Interactive Sheet Music

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Has anyone tried this? I think I’m going to try a free trial to experiment with playing along with the scores. Click below if you want more info.

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