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...
Fences

Fences

Where to begin in writing this? I’m staring at a mostly blank document, wondering how to pull all the fragments of thoughts in my head into a congealed blob that will hopefully become a complete blog. The problem is this literary medium has literally no limits, I can...