The Summerglen Files

Music, Creativity, and Everyday Life at Summerglen Music in Raleigh, NC

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A Gig for the Record Books

April 19th, 2008 · No Comments

This week, when I wasn’t playing for The Yeomen of the Guard, I played a very interesting, record-breaking gig. This was the shortest gig with the smallest audience I’ve ever played, and is quite possibly the most whimsical gig ever as well. On Monday, I received a call from a man in Pennsylvania whose sister [...]

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Life in the Orchestra Pit!

April 19th, 2008 · No Comments

I’ve spent the last week in the orchestra pit of the Carolina Theatre in Durham, playing for the Durham Savoyards production of Yeomen of the Guard. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Gilbert and Sullivan, they collaborated on fourteen comic operas between 1871 and 1896, with W. S. Gilbert creating the words and [...]

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Tags: a day in the life · Live Music