Category Archives: Orchestra

It’s all in how you look at things…

After 20+ years of wearing glasses and contact lenses, I finally took the big jump last week and had LASIK. I say”finally” like I just up and walked into the clinic and said “slice my corneas open and wiggle that … Continue reading

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String Players Wanted! Join the Rainbow City Orchestra

This one is for the Seattle area peeps: I highly encourage anyone in the Seattle area who is either a current (or former) string player interested in playing with others to consider this opportunity. Playing with RCO has been great … Continue reading

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Movies with abs and BSG…

In case you were wondering what I’ve been up to these days – the title of this post says it all. I mean, really, what else is there? # Well for starters we had our first orchestra rehearsal of the … Continue reading

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On what I’ve been up to while not behind the cello…

I have a little confession to make: for the last two weeks I’ve been avoiding my cello. I know, I know, we talked about this already – a season for all things, etc…but when I wrote that, I just figured … Continue reading

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Cello Choirs and Orchestra Study Groups.

Last week I read this great article about a New Zealand based Cello Choir and I got totally inspired. Cello choirs have been popular since the 1970s when the 12 cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra recorded Julius Klengel’s Hymnus … Continue reading

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Cello Pics: The cellist in action

Here are a couple of pics from the Music-a-thon. The event was a great success for the band, a lot of fun AND marked my first performance with “Red” (aka “loverboy” “hubby” and “strings” – no permanent moniker has stuck) … Continue reading

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Cello in the wild: playing outdoors

Little did I know when I decided that playing with others would be one of my goals for the year it would include playing in all sorts of venues. I played my first outdoor gig with the Rainbow City Orchestra … Continue reading

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