Posts Tagged: Alan Balter

Reflections

Coming from an educational standpoint, it’s not necessarily the teacher’s complete responsibility to guide each and every student to the trough of knowledge and wisdom, that responsibility lies in the laps of the parents and families of the children also,

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Reflections

Coming from an educational standpoint, it’s not necessarily the teacher’s complete responsibility to guide each and every student to the trough of knowledge and wisdom, that responsibility lies in the laps of the parents and families of the children also,

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Violin Technique?

“In instrumental music, the relationship of the percussive elements to those of the purely singing sound is analogous to that of the consonants and vowels in speech and song.”

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Violin Technique?

“In instrumental music, the relationship of the percussive elements to those of the purely singing sound is analogous to that of the consonants and vowels in speech and song.”

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Alan Balter And The Die Cast Machine

The power of a liberal arts education (thanks Michelle)

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Alan Balter And The Die Cast Machine

The power of a liberal arts education (thanks Michelle)

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Finger Positions

I am looking forward to pulling out another old warhorse, the Rossini Theme and Variations and give the fingers a good workout. Arpeggios, here I come!

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Finger Positions

I am looking forward to pulling out another old warhorse, the Rossini Theme and Variations and give the fingers a good workout. Arpeggios, here I come!

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Rose Etudes and some finger/interpretation basics

From the Russianoff Clarinet Method, a statment by Leon… “Do no assume that the ligature must always be placed in the same position 9 the usual:  slightly below the scribed line on the mouth piece).” “In short, trust trial and

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Rose Etudes and some finger/interpretation basics

From the Russianoff Clarinet Method, a statment by Leon… “Do no assume that the ligature must always be placed in the same position 9 the usual:  slightly below the scribed line on the mouth piece).” “In short, trust trial and

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What happens when an accompanist is not just an accompanist?

am involved in a wonderful discussion about the role of the soloist and the accompanist in the creation of musical works. Dr. Kennith Freeman and I are engaged in an internet discussion about a recent experience in Houston, Texas when we performed together for the first time. The event was called “Mosaic” and we collaborated across the miles in the United States before we met, each with different ideas and ideologies about how a performance should go.

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What happens when an accompanist is not just an accompanist?

am involved in a wonderful discussion about the role of the soloist and the accompanist in the creation of musical works. Dr. Kennith Freeman and I are engaged in an internet discussion about a recent experience in Houston, Texas when we performed together for the first time. The event was called “Mosaic” and we collaborated across the miles in the United States before we met, each with different ideas and ideologies about how a performance should go.

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An Experience with Maestro Alan Balter

Most did not know of Alan’s expertise on the computer or of his double degree in Mathematics, an ideal combination for any musician or any other field of endeavor. At his home in Memphis, we would work with the clarinet and the

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An Experience with Maestro Alan Balter

Most did not know of Alan’s expertise on the computer or of his double degree in Mathematics, an ideal combination for any musician or any other field of endeavor. At his home in Memphis, we would work with the clarinet and the

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