March 26 - James Beckel’s “Glass Bead Game” Horn Concerto with IU Wind Ensemble in Nashville TN for CBDNA National Conference
April 13 - Faculty Recital at IU with Eric Reed , performing with the American Brass Quintet
April 19-20 - Artist in Residence at University of Arkansas (Fayetteville)-Performing Glass Bead Game
April 28 - May 2 - LA Phil Heldenleben
May 5-9 - Mahler 5 with National Symphony in Washington DC
Well...are you? Ok good to hear! Me neither. But wait a second, and let me give things a good think. At this point, I make one of two general choices. 1. I just think about things as usual, and I increase them, or I spin faster in my mind and end up having no idea what I'm thinking or feeling because I'm just freaking out, shutting down, having a pity-party or losing/winning the blame-game... 2. I give things an actual good think, and dive into my huge repertoire/arsenal of fear replacements. When I am rested and present enough to choose well, I can get fearless and perform my best. We want to get fearless somehow...and there are millions of ways to do that, many of...