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Oct 20, 2014

Frost Beat

In May 2014, while I was travelling through Boston, I had the chance to embark on a mini-tour with Maria Finkelmeier as part of ArtWeek Boston, in between our mallet duo and iPad concerts, we played two nights of experimental music for ice and percussion at the Frost Bar called Frost Beat!

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Aug 1, 2014

Review: 2014 AMEB Percussion Syllabus

In late 2013, the Australian Music Examinations Board released a new syllabus for percussion from Preliminary level to the Licentiate Diploma. The much anticipated new syllabus completely revises the set pieces and technical work for all levels and works in concert with new publications including grade books from Preliminary to Grade 4, two books of technical work, and a sight-reading book.

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Jun 25, 2014

Walking to the Airport in Toronto

Recently I flew on Porter airlines from Toronto to Boston - since I was at Toronto’s exhibition centre in the middle of the city, I took the opportunity to walk to the airport! Amazing!

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Jun 16, 2014

No-Pickup pickups for Vibraphone

A few years ago I was really interested in finding ways to augment the vibraphone with computer music sounds, particularly ways that could fit in my backpack since I was travelling a lot and using other people’s vibes!

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