Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Lucky Dog Casino Valentine's

Thank you to Lucky Dog Casino for your wonderful hospitality, and happy Valentine's Day to everyone who heard me play 4-9 Saturday, you were a wonderful audience!

If any of the romantic melodies I added to your experience made it an even better night for you than it already was, please let me know. I welcome your comments and testimonials. You can email me at cellodad at juno dot com.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Sunday, May 04, 2014

Monday, October 21, 2013

2013 Cello Gigs

This summer I played a couple of longer gigs.

4 hours each, repeating no material.

The first was a benefit tea party held at Heaths & Heathers, with proceeds going to the food bank. As I've mentioned earlier I try to play one "Karma" gig a year and this was the one.

The second was a wedding and wedding reception in Mossy Rock.

Thank you for the opportunities!


Saturday, March 17, 2012

Wedding Gig at Tacoma Art Museum

Thank you Don G. for hiring me to play in such a wonderful setting. Thank you also to everyone at the Tacoma Art Museum for being such a terrific audience. If there were ever such a thing as a perfect wedding reception, this could very well be it.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Peninsula Youth Orchestra

Saw PYO's Winter Concert today up at Gig Harbor this afternoon and I was impressed.

They have four different groups and each was better than the one before. Every group had a performance skill level that seemed beyond what you would expect for each group of kids. I'm not kidding, the beginners sounded like 2nd-years, the 2nd year group sounded like Jr. High, the Jr. High kids sounded like high school students, and the high school group sounded like a college orchestra.

I would recommend Peninsula Youth Orchestra to the parents and families of my students who are looking for a youth orchestra. In fact, I saw a few of them there today! Even though it's a bit longer drive, most likely my daughter will be joining soon.

The Peninsula High School Auditorium is pretty large and it was almost at capacity. Yes the concert was free, but it was of a quality that draws people from the community in, not just the parents.

Here's a link:

Monday, December 28, 2009

Shelton Christmas

There is YouTube video of me playing cello at Old Town Hobby for the Downtown Merchant's First Friday event. That's me in the red sweater at the end. You'll have to Google Shelton Christmas 2009 until I find the link and put it here.