Cambridge May Balls (2 of 2): Contract & Soundcheck Craziness!

Last year, I performed at 13 Cambridge May Week events with the Olsen Jazz Band (OJB) and HoJO. To provide a helpful reference to others, I wrote a blog post describing the ups and downs ranging from the well-organised colleges … Continued

Kaleidescope Conference

Kaleidoscope 2016 was a two-day academic conference in the Faculty of Education in Cambridge. The focus this year was the question:  How can we bridge the gap between theory and practice through educational research? I had the pleasure of chairing … Continued

Cambridge May Balls (1 of 2): A performer’s perspective

  In early June, most colleges in Cambridge hold an annual ‘May Ball’ to celebrate the end of the academic year. This article highlights some of my experiences as a performer and band leader during Cambridge May Week with the goal of helping … Continued

Logic Pro X Setup: File type, buffer size & sample rate

Apple Logic Pro X: Three crucial settings: Starting a new project in Logic Pro X? There are three choices that should be made before you record anything: (1) recording file type, (2) I/O buffer size and (3) sample rate.  I’ll explain what each means and where it … Continued

International Women’s Day Celebration 2016

  The International Women’s Day Celebration in the Mary Allen Auditorium in Cambridge was an arts event celebrating interculturality and ways of performing. As the pamphlet said, “Performers will share insights on the journeying to progress equality, social justice, arts-based research … Continued