sonder 015 | balance

sonder 015 | balance

The picture above was taken in New Hampshire in May. To be precise, the photographer is standing at about 43°19’32.9″N 71°41’03.1″W, give or take a few feet. To be less precise and more accurate, my Abaido-Brown Duo partner Ghadeer is standing...
Gradual

Gradual

Eight schools over three years. Flights, drives, and zoom calls. 2 am practice sessions. Emails, audition deposits, admissions seminars. Forgetting to turn the snares off, missed notes on Porgy, whiffed ruffs on Kijé. Welcome to my search for a master’s program....
Dark

Dark

Sonder 013 | Dark Soundscape by William Brown, Arvo Part https://williambrownpercussion.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/sonder-013-soundscape.mp3 September 22nd was a special day. It was a day of gentle breezes and cool air, bright skies and sunbeams. It was a day...
Sonder 012 | Case Study

Sonder 012 | Case Study

This blog has been incredibly cathartic for me during the year. It has given me the opportunity to refine the tangle of thoughts I have rolling around in my head into tangible threads. With that clear mind comes the realization that I don’t have a limitless supply of...
sonder 008

sonder 008

At least once a week I have a day where I get absolutely nothing done. I become paralyzed by thoughts; not really about how bad things are but how bad things are going to be. I’ve lost so many gigs already, but the thought of losing more and more just becomes...