My “back to work” schedule this September has afforded me much more writing time, and I’ve been busy as a bee, writing a whole slew of new stories, essays, and articles. Some of these are for publication submission, although everything will eventually find its way to the blog in some form. Expect about one longer-form piece every week on various topics in music performance, education, double bass, and music technology.
This week I will be putting out the fourth part of This Crazy Business, a look at the world of music performance from the eyes of an orchestral musician. You can check out the first three parts below, or visit the Articles page for an index and summary of all longer-form writing on the blog:
This Crazy Business – My newest multi-part series on the music business discusses various peculiarities associated with the profession of music performance and attempts to offer an explanation as to why musician subject themselves to these conditions..
- Part 1 – Hard-Wiring the Musical Mind
- Part 2 – Full-Time Loyalty at Part-Time Rates
- Part 3 – Music is Addictive