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MacDowell Time

Time, a marvelous bounty of Time, dilated Time as natural as breath, expansive and palpable. It’s been 5 years since I left MacDowell and not a day has passed that I haven’t found an occasion to turn inward and find … Continue reading

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MacDowell Residency Feedback

… from May 30, 2011 – a reissue of discovery as an artist MacDowell Residency Feedback Form these are the verbatim notes I wrote on my last day at MacDowell….. β€œword” notes from a composer I can’t express enough the … Continue reading

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Full Circle – 100 Years of the Paramount

I was interviewed for an upcoming book about the Paramount Theatre’s 100 year anniversary. My father (yes! my father!) was born in 1889, and was musical director at the Paramount a century ago, 40 years before I was born. I … Continue reading

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Rockefeller Bellagio Project – Composer & Organizer

My Project at the Rockefeller Bellagio Center will spread international goodwill and creativity worldwide, emphasizing the global and cross-cultural impact of the arts, especially music. The Project will harness, enlist, and elevate global creativity as a bond across nations and … Continue reading

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ASCAP PLUS award 11-14-2014

a pleasant surprise. I don’t even remember applying… πŸ™‚ awarded to writer members whose catalogs have prestige value.

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Musician’s Forum with Dr Thomas Clark

Musician’s Forum 9/25/14 Musician Secrets of Success *and Dr. Clark’s vocal debut!! “Smoke Gets in your Eyes” TXSTATE pic.twitter.com/zPNtVOHQQP β€” Hank Hehmsoth (@HankHehmsoth) September 26, 2014

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Graduate Jazz Piano Techniques class 2014

Graduate Jazz Piano Techniques class – these guys rock! well… they swing too! πŸ™‚ β€” TxState Jazz Studies Fall 2014 pic.twitter.com/wVzoD1HMr5 β€” Hank Hehmsoth (@HankHehmsoth) September 16, 2014 with Jerry Espinoza, Sam Thrasher, Ben Triesch, Brian Christensen, Nicholas Tozzo, Bjorn … Continue reading

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Trainer/Clinician for the Army – School of Music & Air Force Band

a week presenting and performing w professional Army and Air Force career musicians as a trainer/clinician, sponsored by the Dept. of Defense – DOD a week w professional Army and Air Force career musicians as a trainer/clinician, care of the … Continue reading

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I’m in the Army now

Well, for a week. IΒ was guest clinician/trainer at Fort Eustis, Virginia with the US Army School of Music, & the US Air Force band attending. I worked with adult professional career musicians on: Secrets of Success Innovative Practice Techniques Contemporary … Continue reading

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Mozart

Today is the birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, born in Salzburg, Austria (1756). By the age of five, he was proficient at the violin and piano and had begun composing. In his short lifetime, he composed more than 600 works … Continue reading

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