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April 20, 2009
New music is alive and well in Oberlin, but so is the old. A look at the concerts I attended or performed in this past week.
March 8, 2009
There were, of course, pages of specific instructions and a symbol key, but that doesn't change the fact that for my friend's recital I was required to look at a photo of a rabbit man in a suit running away from artillery fire and translate it into a part for drum set/percussion.
December 7, 2008
It's been almost a year in the making, took a great deal of time, energy, and paperwork, and probably made more than a few staff members resent seeing my e-mails pop up in their inboxes, but this past week my independent major in the Conservatory was approved.
November 23, 2008
All jazz combos at Oberlin are student-formed, and the repertoire is student-selected, and I think this is critical for a number of reasons.
November 17, 2008
My second semester abroad is finally winding down, so I decided to look back and share a couple anecdotes that highlight differences in music and music education in the U.S. and Argentina.
August 29, 2008
The best part about college - any college - is that there's always something to look forward to.

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