Life off the Page: Castle Music

Where was I today? Umm…playing “Meditation” on my violin inside a castle chapel/great hall and listening to the fantastic acoustics as my music reached the painted clouds? Serious, I wasn’t just daydreaming when I was reading. It was real. The castle is called Chateau Charmant, and it’s smack in the middle of a patch ofContinue reading “Life off the Page: Castle Music”

Electric Violin

I’ve never actually played an electric violin before this weekend. Nor did I actually know I was going to be doing so until the Friday before. It happened something like this. A week ago, I was asked to play the solo electric violin part (on my regular violin, please note) with two student performers, justContinue reading “Electric Violin”

Just Musician Things…

If there’s one thing that competes with my love of books, it’s my violin. And this week turned out to be more of a violin week than a book week. After writing this post, I’m not sure how much sense it’s going to make to anyone who doesn’t play. Just take it like reading aContinue reading “Just Musician Things…”

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