Playing in the Orchestra Pit!

I’ve always thought it would be cool to play in an orchestra pit. This week, I’ve been helping with the music for the play,¬†Hello, Dolly! It has been a very interesting project. I’ve only done one other similar production before, and that was about 5 years ago! (That one was a lot easier, too.) I met our director about a month prior to the play … Continue reading Playing in the Orchestra Pit!

Playing Mozart as a Soloist

In January of 2016, I was one of 2 winners selected in the Jackson Symphony Youth Orchestra’s concerto competition. That meant that I got to perform the first movement of Mozart’s 5th violin concerto as a soloist in our spring concert. Although I have no aspirations of a career as a soloist, it was thrilling to perform with an orchestral accompaniment! Continue reading Playing Mozart as a Soloist