Music is a mystery for people who play it, write it, listen to it, and write about it. The only thing I can really do when I try to say something about music is assume.
Sunday, May 15, 2011
Banjar "Playing Hookey"
This is from a Contra Dance in Urbana, Illinois that Banjar played on May 13, 2011. Our son Ben is playing banjo, Claire Johnson is playing violin, Daniel Flora is playing bodhráin, and Zach May is playing cello.
I am active as a composer, a violist, a violinist, a recorder player, and as a teacher. I began my professional musical life as a flutist, and spent a lot of quality time as a baroque flutist, but I no longer have my baroque flute. Now my modern flute spends most of its time tucked away in a drawer, while my violin, viola, and my viola d'amore are often tucked under my chin.