June 20, 2020

The Idea in 10 Sentences:

Since live venues shut down, there has been an explosion of free live performance online - some of it subsidised.

The performance and artistic quality has been universally high, but the production quality varies widely.

It is now time to monetise...

June 20, 2020

It has been a truly awful time for so many people in this country, but since COVID-19 started, I have had a LOT of time to think. Like every other musician in the country, in between developing side skills in video editing, recording, baking, bird listening etc.,  I’ve...

June 19, 2020

This post was written ahead of a Sym-Phonic Waves Rehearsal in May, when some of the young musicians were given a chance to try out conducting.

Conducting - what's it all about? As we near this weekend's rehearsal, some of you will be preparing to get up in front of an...

March 30, 2017

This post was written ahead of a Sym-Phonic Waves Orchestra rehearsal.

Well as we approach our second rehearsal weekend, you have hopefully been making friends with your metronome! But why?? What difference does it really make? Will our audience really appreciate all th...

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