Benjamin Coy

Trombonist

April 2015

Balancing practice priorities

April 29, 2015 at 2:59 pm

I previously posted about the compact form I use to log my practice in place of a free-form journal. The purpose of this form is to promote efficient notes about my practice without needing to invest a lot of time writing when I should be practicing. I designed this form based on my normal schedule, in which the bulk of […]

Mahler 2

April 26, 2015 at 7:37 pm

Last week, I performed Mahler’s 2nd symphony with the Springfield Symphony. Honestly, I’m still trying to work through all the thoughts and emotions stemming from that experience, but I’ve gotten to the point that I think I can write about it. Approaching a Mahler symphony is a serious endeavor, even as a back row player […]