Arthur is my 10 year old student. He loves the retro electric guitar distortion sound on his keyboard.
Today he was learning a new piece. When he reached the end he looked at me and said, as casual as you like:
From the top?
Spoken like a working muso. I am going to check out the Rockschool beginner’s syllabus for him.
Good on you, Arthur.
Leonie Walsh says:
Nearly 95% of house sold. 10 left for this Friday night, matinee sold out and 4 singles left for Saturday night.
Chookas! This is what Aussies say to each other before a performance, instead of: “Break a leg”.
I don’t know what it means but they said it before “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do”, and before the
QMF Under This Sky performances.
For sure we will be yelling it from the rafters at the opening of
DUSTY THE ORIGINAL POP DIVA which is this Friday!
Opening night for
Dusty The Original Pop Diva is this Friday.
The band plays in the
wings (part of the stage not seen by the audience), and this is the view from where Musical Director June Gemmell sits.
Oh no! The folded corners of my pages are tearing already, and the show doesn’t go live until Friday!
The red peppers are from a shop and the green ones from my chilli plants. All good
The Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB) recently announced that they are offering the
Rockschool syllabus, and that the first exams will be held in Australia, across the country in October and November 2015.
Here is the post on their
In 2009 I met
UK Rockschool examiner Ed Walker, in Kota Kinabalu. He’s Scottish and a rocker, and was fun to interview.
Mike and I sat by the Brisbane River and had a little picnic before walking over to the Brisbane Jazz Club to listen to
Valtozash Big Band.
Cool and balmy; just another perfect evening in Queensland.