oboe and English horn
I recently found a quote I cut out a long time ago. It seems especially relevant to me now, on this isolated tropical island where I now find myself!
"In fact, the ability to start out upon your own impulse is fundamental to the gift of keeping going upon your own terms, not to mention the further and more fulfilling gift of getting started all over again - never resting upon the oars of success or in the doldrums of disappointment... Getting started, keeping going, getting started again - in art and in life, it seems to me this is the essential rhythm."   - Seamus Heaney
Just in case there is any doubt, here is a beautiful address about...
Ever wonder how an oboe is made? The folks at Howarth open their doors.
Since it is football season, let's kickoff with this one... a great story about a dramatic change in career and the importance of experiencing failure.More