Benjamin Coy

Trombonist

Saint-Saëns

July 22, 2013 at 12:00 pm
  • Saint-Saëns: Cavatine
    Megan Rainey, piano

Arts management

July 9, 2013 at 10:45 pm

I just tweeted NPR’s printing of Alan Fletcher‘s remarks at the opening of the 2013 Aspen Festival. I think there are some highly valuable points in there, and I want to add my own perspective on one in particular. “I fear many musicians undervalue the essential contributions that management, operations, marketing, finance, and education departments make, […]

Summer pops

June 28, 2013 at 11:10 pm

As July 4 approaches, many of us have summer pops concerts to play. While enjoyable to play and hear, these concerts don’t usually offer much artistic satisfaction. They’re often outside with terrible acoustics and/or amplification, the weather ranges from unpredictable to inhospitable, and the repertoire is rarely inspiring. Given all that, I’d like to take […]