Tag Archives: Violin

Practice, practice, practice

Although there are some cerebral aspects to it, football is a rough and tough sport. Players crash into each other with savage velocity. Injuries great and small are a part of the game. A few weeks ago, I shot a varsity football practice at Chavez High School. It was a pleasant afternoon, the kind that […]

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A one, and a two…

Violinists Danielle Conrad, left, and Israel Lizarraga perform with the Pacific pep band during a men’s basketball game between UOP and UC Santa Barbara at UOP’s Spanos Center in Stockton. (Camera: Nikon D300. Lens: Nikkor 17-55mm @ 17mm. Exposure: 1/320th sec. @ f/2.8. ISO: 1600) There’s a joke that goes: “Lawrence Welk says, ‘Violence. I […]

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Sax and violins

“Seventy-six trombones caught the morning sun With a hundred and ten cornets right behind There were more than a thousand reeds Springing up like weeds There were horns of ev’ry shape and kind.” Seventy-Six Trombones – Meredith Wilson (from The Music Man) Michael Yoon plays the violin with the Sierra High band during a varsity […]

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