|Posted by Lisa Kitzke on February 6, 2010 at 4:39 PM|
Well, here it Saturday afternoon. Youth orchestra sectionals was shall we say....interesting?! Unfortunately, we only had one violinist show up. I guess I could jump with joy that it was a 2nd violin -a new 2nd at that! Welcome Leah! (I swore I wouldn't forget her name!) She is joining us from Menomonee Falls High. Glad to have her on board. Now for the hope and wish that we get more dedicated musicians to show up next week for full rehearsal. The 1st violin coach Tammy and I worked with Leah the 1st hour and then joined the rest of the string section for the last hour of sectionals. There is hope amongst us all that things come together. Now if we could just squeeze all those 32nd notes in one measure!! HA!
Then there is a personal hope and wish. My poor 4th finger is close to bleeding after working through the 1st movement of Wieniawski's violin concerto. Oh those octaves - over and over and over!! Well, no rest for the wicked I suppose! I figure if I am auditioning for Kettle Moraine, I had better play them over and over. I hope the practicing does pay off and wish it would pay off faster! All in due time...at least in time for the audition...<sigh> maybe I can get back to playing Prokofiev again?
Keep makin' beautiful music everyone~