If anyone actually read this, I would feel guilty about not keeping it updated. :P
It's been four years since my last update. In that time, so much has happened. My kids both graduated high school, my mother was diagnosed with cancer, a worldwide pandemic laid waste to most if not all live music (hopefully temporarily), and I've learned a few things:
There's more besides that:
And in bassoon:
My second in person lesson in the last 15-16 months starts soon. I'm so grateful for these kids, they keep me going. They kept me busy and sane through my mother's long decline and I can only hope I did the same for them when they had nothing but online classes and remote band.
Through it all, I am so fortunate to be able to do what I do, where I do it, and how I do it. If you're one of the people doing any of that with me, I cannot thank you enough.
Freelance bassoonist and carpenter of the reedy persuasion, residing and thriving in Tucson, AZ.
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