By Drew Holmes

Nicole Jordan as Santa. Photo courtesy of The Philadelphia Orchestra as published in the Philadelphia Inquirer

When getting to know new people, especially musicians, I like to share a fun fact about myself: my only performing credit with a full-time professional orchestra was as a percussionist. …

By Drew Holmes

Ludwig Van Beethoven is quoted as saying “It is the power of music to carry one directly into the mental state of the composer.” I think he is half right.

At the Midwest Clinic in Chicago, I attended a performance by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass. Having…

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