Video of Haydn Trumpet Concerto with Livonia Symphony

It turns out that the Livonia Symphony has an agreement with Livonia Public Access Television that allows them to put concert video online. Here’s the video from my concert with them on March 15, 2014. I enter at 13:00, and perform Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto in Eb, then Leroy Anderson’s Trumpeter’s Lullaby, and finally team up with LSO Principal Robert Hawkins on Vivaldi’s Concerto for Two Trumpets and Orchestra.

Livonia Symphony Orchestra – Chamber Classics from Livonia Television on Vimeo.

Triage in the Practice Room

Imagine a busy hospital emergency room. An ambulance roars up, and paramedics quickly unload a patient, clearly in distress. A doctor runs up, takes a quick look, and says:

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“I see you’ve been stung by a bee!”

“Yes, but..” the patient responds, weakly.

“Well, let’s get some ointment on that and see if we can get you feeling better.”

At this point one of the paramedics speaks up:

“Doctor, what about the stab wounds?”

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