The Early Clapper

I’ve found that every once in a while you run into people who have specific traits that are irksome.  These traits are not irksome to everyone (then they would be annoying) but usually relate to a specific pet-peeve or, unintentionally, create more work for whom is irked.   For example maybe you can’t … Continue reading

The packaging of the final audio files in Logic Pro

Putting together the final files that clients will listen to is a time consuming, detail oriented and important task.  In this video I walk through the first half of one concert for the Colorado Music Festival. It’s a 50 minute video, but may be useful to see how the final … Continue reading

CMF – Firebird Suite and Bartok Bluebeard’s Castle

Tonight is going to be a fun concert; and we get to do it twice – again tomorrow night!  The first half is Stravinsky’s Suite from The Firebird and the Second half is this one-act opera called Bluebeard’s Castle. If you’re a classical music fan you’re probably familiar with Firebird. … Continue reading

CMF – The “microphone stand” issue

If you’ve worked with orchestras in any capacity there is a protocol.  There is a “way things are supposed to be,” an expectation that includes what people wear, how they are lit, what is permitted to be on stage, and of course how it sounds. I’ve found that interestingly this … Continue reading