Green Rosin?!?

Over the past several months, I have been experimenting with a different brand of rosin. Aside from the attractive and unusual, rich green color and the raving customer reviews, it was on sale, so I thought I’d give it a go. Using it with my set of Pirastro Evah Pirazzi …

“Performing Under Pressure”

I came across a spectacular article by respected violinist, Oliver Steiner. For my students, and for anyone who suffers from anxiety before or during a performance, please click here to read the article. “Nervousness can co-exist with well controlled, beautiful playing,” Mr. Steiner says. Whatever feelings — whatever butterflies, sweaty …

CMEA Convention in Pasadena, CA

The California Music Education Association (CMEA) will be holding its 2005 Convention at the Pasadena Convention Center in California. The event is open to everyone, and will provide a myriad of opportunities for anyone interested in music or teaching. There will be students performing, sessions about everything from performing to …

Praise for Violinmasterclass.com!

Recently I have had the pleasure of exploring a new site on the web: Violinmasterclass.com. This site provides a wealth of information about violin technique. In fact, if it were not for it’s carefully organized menus, one could become lost in the numerous and detailed examples, charts, exercises, videos, and …

Febuary 5th Concert Cancelled

Sadly, the Lori Huff saxophone recital, “An Eclectic Evening”, will not be performed Saturday, Febuary 5th. However, word has it that the event may be picked up again in April, so keep an eye out for any news of a rescheduled date. In the meantime, why not stop by Cal …

Two Very Special Concerts

I will be taking part in two upcoming concerts at Cal Poly, Pomona that both promise to be exciting and enlightening evenings. – On FEBRUARY 5, 8 pm, in the Recital Hall: Lori Huff will be featured in a solo saxophone recital. She has entitled the event, “An Eclectic Evening”, …

Welcome to 2005! (with support-opportunities)

Can you believe it’s now been 5 years since the “new millennium”? Amazing! Well, I hope this new year rings bright and fresh for you and your loved ones, as schools and jobs start up again; may you be inspired, challenged, and renewed in the coming months. On a slightly …

The Next Mozart?

According to an article by 60 Minutes on CBSNews.com, twelve year old Jay Greenberg is a “prodigy on the level of the greatest [compositional] prodigies in history . . . the likes of Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Saint-Saens” (Sam Zyman, composer and teacher at Juilliard). At the age of twelve, Jay …