Well, Yu recorded this Wednesday’s coaching again, and I think we’ve definitely made progress. The intonation, ensemble, balance, and tempos all seem better (and the third movement is gorgeous, if you ask me!). Now it’s time for some serious polishing, I think–especially on the first movement. Making sure our note-lengths all match, […]
Archive for April, 2004
I took these photos a couple of weekends ago, when I decided to take a ride around part of the Charles River. I started near Arsenal Mall in Watertown, rode down Greenough Boulevard until it meets Soldier’s Field Road, crossed the river, and rode back home (I know that’s not that far for a […]
As I mentioned in an earlier post, I have been doing a fair bit of reading lately about personal finance. Growing up, I learned the value of living below your means and saving your money. But I never learned about the other half of the story–putting your money to work through investing. […]
Haha! I am now one of those lucky people to get a Gmail account before the rest of the world, thanks to a friend of a friend who works at Google.
Haven’t had much time to play with it yet, though I have already sent in my first suggestion (to have some sort of message […]
The day of the concert I decided I just could not stand my new A string. I swear it must be a mislabeled D string. Maybe I should send it back for a refund, like Angus suggested. Maybe if it were as expensive as a cello string, I would. Anyway, I […]
So, my first of two chamber music concerts is coming up this Saturday. I haven’t been satisfied with the sound of my viola lately, so I’ve decided at the very least I should try a new set of strings. There are other things I really need to get done too, like rehairing my […]