It is almost time for me to pack my bags and hop on a plane to the lovely city of Bergen. Every year in February I go there with my band to participate in the National Brass Band Championship. And I try to meet up with some friends when I am there. This time I’m… Continue reading Almost time for National Championship again
A friend of mine has just released her new album. I am enjoying listening to it and very much looking forward to going to the release concert later on in January. Hope all of you are enjoying your weekends!
Last weekend in Bergen I had a very good time. I got to see a lot of good people and I participated in the Norwegian Brass Band Championship. We did not manage to do our best preformance on stage, but in the end we got 5th place out of 15 in our section. I even… Continue reading Weekend in Bergen
I’m going in to a very busy time of year. Garantert it has been quite busy for some time, but we’re are re-organising at work. And in a little more than a week I’m going to Bergen to play at the National Brass Band Championship. Both are things I’m looking forward to quite a lot,… Continue reading Let the busy times come!
This week I played my last concert with my band. The concert was great and there was quite a lot of people there. It was held in a small town in the country side. Right next to the concerts venue there was a very large piece of street art of a farmer. Next year I’m… Continue reading Last Concert
Those of you that has read my previous posts will know that I spent last weekend in the lovely city of Bergen. I went up with my band to participate in the Norwegian National Brass Band Championship. We got on a bus up thursday evening and arrived late. Friday was spent rehearsing and the spare… Continue reading Weekend in Bergen
The day is finally here. After over a month of much rehersing and a lot of time spent with the band it’s finally the day of the Norwegian National Brass Band Championship. I hope we play our best and get to show the adjudicators that we know our piece very well. I also have a… Continue reading The Day Has Arrived
The weekend of rehersals went good. We got a lot done, but there is still plenty of work left before we’re ready for the competition. I have been writing here about how cold and dry it has been here lately and on Saturday it had reached a peak and a few young boys playing with… Continue reading Weekend of Rehersals
Being part of a band you are sometimes called upon to play on important occasions where they feel they need someone to play. So this Sunday I set off to Ålgård, in the local community of my band, to play at the official opening of their new large athlete stadium. They now have a new football… Continue reading Opening a Stadium
I survived the 17th of May. All the marching, playing, the rain and sunshine. Even the part of the day where I was locked out of my apartment after being so tired I had returned the car and the keys to my home and got back with the keys to the car (luckily I got… Continue reading Photos from Yesterday – I’m a survivour!