Yesterday was a big day for two Dearlove boys, as A and I both marked significant milestones. For A, it was his last day at daycare (the picture is from the graduation ceremony they held a few weeks ago). A was only 16 months old when he started at Pinocchio – just a wee lad … More Two Chapters Draw to a Close
If you’ve ever wondered what an Orchestra Manager actually does, the picture above gives you a pretty good sense of how I spend about 95% of my time.Now, would you like that with cream or sugar?
The orchestra has an outdoor concert tonight at Lebreton Park.Probability of Precipitation: 90% this afternoon, 80% tonight.Sigh.
Well, Tuesday night was an interesting experience. Bell had approached the NAC a few weeks ago about getting the orchestra to record the song “Believe” with Suzie McNeil and film a video. The project is designed to get Canadians involved in supporting Canadian athletes leading up to the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games. For those … More Making a Rock Video
This is the last week of the season for the orchestra, which means it’s also the last time I’ll be working with the musicians for quite some time. To mark this auspicious occasion, we’ve arranged for a very big and complicated week.To start, the orchestra is doing a recording project with a Canadian pop artist. … More Going Out With a Bang