This past Friday I played in a music festival for concert band with the Fountain Valley Wind Ensemble. Festivals are quiet fun because they give us a chance to perform and then receive constructive criticism from one of the judicators that judged our performance. In my eyes, it was a bit disheartening to see nobody in the crowd; although, it’s understandable why they weren’t present because all of the other schools were most likely warming up for their performance. However, this led to our ensemble feeling less nervous and we went on to play a well-performed performance. The festival was fun and it was a good learning experience.

Photo @2013 by stephanie.lafayette [CC BY 2.0]

Photo @2013 by stephanie.lafayette [CC BY 2.0]

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3 A.M.

Productivity is a fickle matter for me, personally. There are vast amounts of days where I feel the afternoons draw themselves out like messy sketches and I hardly finish anything productive. There are those lazy mornings which instill me with a false sense of boundless amount of time and I end up dawdling through them. But, without fail, the moments which provide me with boundless productivity are the late nights.

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