If you are not a musician, you may be confused by the title of this post. “Fine” is an Italian musical term for ending, in this case, the ending of my first semester of college. I just got out of my last class, Music Technology. A couple of guys and I went out to the Teriyaki House to celebrate the end of the semester, and I will be going to the Pru (Prudential Center) with the...
Tonight I attended a marimba concert. I am composing a marimba piece for my music technology project, and whilst I was writing, I came to the sudden realization that I have no idea how to write for marimba. I needed to see it performed in person, and it just so happen that there was a marimba concert tonight. How fortunate. The venue was very intimate, and there was a quite small attendance....
All Too Familiar
Finals were going great for me. Everything was just falling in to place. It was all going smoothly. That is, until we had another blackout. The evacuation and the piercing sound of firetrucks were all too familiar. This happened on midterms, and now here it is happening again during finals! This is crazy! Apparently, something went wrong with the same transformer as last time, causing a short one...
Loco For Boloco
Tonight I had a free supper with my peer advising group at Boloco. I feel dumb for being one of the few Berklee students who had not went to Boloco yet. It is just an over-hyped, over-priced, burrito place with one of those crazy touch screen vending machines. What’s the big deal?
Everyone in my MAT class has started calling me Mr. Hands, just because I play the piano. I do not know whether to feel complimented or offended.
I Needed A Cookie
Berklee: The place where random people come to your door and give you cookies.