Better than Andrea.

In-Depth Post #5 ~ Quirky Melodies

Fortunately, Spring Break gave me quite a bit of time to work on in-depth related things. I managed to complete my first full-length composition! I made it for a solo pianist, because I felt like using too many instruments would have made the piece too complicated. Unfortunately, I’m still trying to find a way to properly record it, because the way that Noteflight plays it makes it sound really choppy and unmusical… Read More

In-Depth Post #4 ~ Melancholy Sounds

Has it already been 3 posts? Time has really flown by since In-Depth and Adventure Trip planning has started. Anyways, I met with Jacky once again last Saturday. I showed him the short piece that I composed for last week’s blog post, and then asked if he had any feedback I could potentially use in my next song. He said that he liked the overall simplicity of the piece, and also.. Read More

DOL#2: To Be or Not to Be Rightly Convicted

An African-American was fatally shot by a police officer.  I doubt this is the first time you’ve heard a news headline like this one. But the protests that resulted from this particular shooting were quite different from the ones that resulted from similar shootings. To cut to the chase, I am talking about the shooting of Akai Gurley, which happened on November 20th, 2014. Although the shooting happened over a year ago, Peter Liang, the.. Read More