October 7, 2016
In sixth grade, my homeroom teacher had a poem on the wall that stuck with me over the years:
All too often “good enough” is where the weak hearts stop.
It keeps the very best in them from rising to the top.
“Enough” implies just getting by, and “good” falls sh...
September 27, 2016
I would guess that the number one thing I get asked is about my tuba and tuba-related equipment.
I often tell students that as long as you're practicing efficiently and effectively, equipment isn't that big of a deal. If you have good equipment, it will work. To that ef...
September 23, 2016
By Dr. Rowland
"If you record the sound of bacon in a frying pan and play it back, it sounds like the pops and cracks on an old 33 1/3 recording. Almost exactly like that. You could substitute it for that sound."
I have a few recording sessions coming up with one of our fi...
September 5, 2016
It's fall in the south and that means one thing for many people - IT'S FOOTBALL SEASON!
As a professor in the official Titletown USA, and a graduate of FSU, I'd be lying if I told you I didn't follow college football at least a little bit. I may not paint my face garnet...
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