Events

Mike Block String Camp 2019

The 2019 Edition of MBSC

The week of the Mike Block String Camp is July 8 to 13, at Vero Beach, Florida, just where it was held last year. And I was there then. I hope to go again. Now that I have some understanding of what it is like, the stress factors may be different. Maybe it will be even more enjoyable than before.… Read more

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My MBSC

My Experience of the Mike Block String Camp

When I applied to the MBSC Apprentice Track (AT) of the Mike Block String Camp, I really did not know what to expect. All I knew was that the music experience was learning-by-ear based.

That turned out to be so true. There were no charts or sheet music anywhere. Everyone relied on recording the session with Read more

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Florida Folk Festival at White Springs

The Florida Folk Festival Experience

This visit to the Florida Folk Festival is the first time I have gone with the intention of writing about it. I thought before I left that this would influence my experience, and it has.

Some of the less pleasant things that occurred have an emotional distance they might not have had. And the pleasant events are slightly magnified because Read more

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