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Fall Concerts and Activities Preview

This year we have more low brass students than ever at Ole Miss, and with a correspondingly large number of things going on both for me and for the students this fall, at least toward the end of the semester. … Continue reading

Posted in Alto Trombone, Anthony Plog, Bass Trombone, David William Brubeck, Education, Euphonium, Frank Gulino, Gordon Jacob, Higher Education, Jacques Casterede, Jonathan Warburton, Micah Everett, Music, Music Education, North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, Oystein Baadsvik, Performances, Teaching Low Brass, Tenor Trombone, Trombone, Tuba, Uncategorized

Four Considerations for Music Majors Transferring from Community Colleges

One peculiar aspect of teaching music at a university in Mississippi is that a large number of our students transfer here after spending one or two years (or more) at a community college. While the presence of community colleges and … Continue reading

Posted in Auditions, Community Colleges, Education, Higher Education, Music, Music Theory, Practicing, Repertoire, Scales and Arpeggios, Teaching Low Brass, Uncategorized

The “KAT” of Faith

For my first post following a nearly two-month hiatus I am going to briefly visit an idea which was first brought to my attention several years ago when taking systematic theology classes online from Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, and of … Continue reading

Posted in Assurance, Bible, Christian Worldview, Practical Christianity, Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, Salvation, Theology, Uncategorized

Great Books: C.S. Lewis’s Space Trilogy

Though he lacked formal training as a theologian and did not claim that title for himself, Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) is rightly remembered as one of the twentieth century’s greatest Christian writers. His works on theology—or, perhaps more properly, Christian … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Books, C.S. Lewis, Practical Christianity, Theology, Uncategorized

Solo!

Today’s post is a rare mid-week offering, though it is mostly the material that I had originally planned to share on November 6 or 7. I wasn’t able to get the videos from my November 2 recital British Invasion! up … Continue reading

Posted in Euphonium, Performances, Tenor Trombone, Trombone Ensembles, Uncategorized