The Russians!

We hand our fall concert band concert this past Sunday– and it went really really well. Like, it surpassed my expectations and parts of it made me think “damn, now that sounded almost professional!”

As you probably gleaned from the title, it was an entire concert of Russian composers: Tchaikovsky, Rimsey-Korsakov, Shostakovich, Rachmaninov, Mussorgsky, etc. Pieces featured were Festive Overture, dance of the Tumblers, Russian Sailor Dance, Night on Bald Mountain, Folk Dances, Waltz no. 2 and others.

Festive Overture had the potential to be a real mess (especially given the tempo the conductor wanted to take), but it held together nicely and sounded good.

As a whole, I was quite happy with how it turned out. But I’m even more happy that I get a break now until the beginning of next year. I need it with the chorus holiday concerts coming up.

Oh, and here’s a pre-concert selfie I took:


I clean up decently, I guess.


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Nickname: Munt Measurements: 45 B, 34, 38(?) Ambition: to be the best human ever! Turn ons: long walks on the beach, romantic dinners, porn, rainbows, cock Turn offs: bad smell face, men who are full of themselves, dead puppies, popcorn, sadness
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5 Responses to The Russians!

  1. Ron says:

    Lucky you, to get to play all those selections — I love Russian composers.

    Glad it turned out good for you — nice selfie too!

  2. Mark in DE says:

    Glad your concert went well. Great pic!!!

  3. Chip says:

    You look fantastic… !! Trying to remember if you play trombone or tuba?

  4. Rick says:

    You look quite suave and debonair.

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