Same damn dance

I have enjoyed playing with the Ypsilanti Symphony Orchestra immensely over the last two years. At times, I have spread myself pretty thin trying to best utilize my craft. Being a musician is taxing. You are constantly looking for a position  somewhere, having to prove yourself with each job. Most musicians play for several different … Continue reading Same damn dance

The core of an artist

A crisp, sweet smell of Fuji apple lingered on my fingers. The core peaked reluctantly through the partially eaten meat. I greedily ate fresh fruit, veggies and humus in the green room, as I re-hydrated and mentally regrouped. Our "sound check" lasted a little over two hours. Sunday was the season finale for the Ypsilanti … Continue reading The core of an artist