I wonder if anyone else is excited about the prospect of local music rehearsals happening again…
Just to give a bit of context
So cool to be in France, sitting in winter 2019 in the french horn section of a local town orchestra, playing with sixty or so musicians, and I’m one of three who speak English. Wonderful feeling to be playing and contributing when in fact I can’t speak French but can participate at a level of ability beyond my language skill. If that makes sense.
I’ve missed this on so many levels. Now it’s over a year since the last time I was able to rehearse and perform with the local fanfare.
Recently I was sent some music for the french horn part, and discovered that the band director made some interesting decisions in choice of music. He’s decided that the band members will be very rusty, and so the music is much more basic. I guess I was hoping to jump back in with both feet, but he’s going to just have everyone stick their toes in the water. I guess, like so many things, the re-entry into something like normalcy is going to look different as it slowly starts to revv up. I’m just feeling impatient. Thanks for reading, if you’ve gotten this far!