For my first blog post under this theme, I feel I should give you a little background. When I joined PSO on staff slightly over a year ago, I found out about a fun event hosted by one of our French horn players called “Beer, Bacon, and Brass”. He offers this as
For this week’s blog post, we thought we’d take a look back at our Maestro’s listening suggestions from March 2015: A CHANGE OF PLAN! We began last month by looking at Beethoven, who created the modern concept of the fully developed Symphony. This time we’ll take a look at the first era
I am honored to have been invited to contribute a blog post for the Peninsula Symphony. I am doubly honored to be the first in a series of women composers featured in this season’s concerts. I thought about some subjects for this post and realized that rather than to make it about me
If all there was to each concert was what each individual musician contributed to the performance, I don’t think anyone would play the tuba. I mean, who wants to get into music performance only to play the melody once every blue moon, lug around 30+ pounds of brass bigger than the average
Well, here we go, kicking and screaming into the 21st Century. It’s the PSO Blog, where you’ll find concert previews and listening recommendations from our Maestro, news and notes about PSO and its people, and musings from those of us behind the scenes. Updates weekly, or more often if we’re feeling particularly inspired.