Mt. Rushmore of Classical Music

The Mount Rushmore of Classical Music

We often hear about the “Mt. Rushmore of……” when it comes to many things.  Usually it’s sports-related (the Mr. Rushmore of baseball hitters, etc.), or even music (the Mt. Rushmore of bands).  Here is my Mt. Rushmore of classical music composers (rewritten from a lost blog post of a few…

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The Christian Comminuty Orchestra

The Christian Community Orchestra

Tonight, I’ll be performing with the Christian Community Orchestra in Douglasville, GA.  This is a really great group of people led by Jan Booth.  Ms. Booth founded this orchestra over 20 years ago and it continues to grow today. The orchestra attracts beginners and pros alike and in addition to…

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Herr Ludwig van Beethoven

Beethoven’s 9th – The Greatest of the Symphonies

Last weekend, I was fortunate enough to perform Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with the Georgia Symphony Orchestra.  I consider the 9th to be the Muhammad Ali of symphonies – The Greatest.  There is no other symphony that compares to the raw power and exceptional beauty that Beethoven provides in his 9th.…

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