Author Archives: Bronwyn

About Bronwyn

Brisbane-based choral singer, music blogger, freelance administrator and accidental geologist.

New worlds waiting

I feel terrible. I’m rapidly approaching the three-month mark without having written a word on here. It wasn’t meant to be this way. I know there aren’t a lot of people out there chomping at the bit for me to … Continue reading

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Christmas under southern skies

If you’re in Brisbane this Christmas then it’s shaping up to be a warm one. The last couple of weeks have been generally hot and humid too, yet every time I go near a shop I still hear Jingle Bells … Continue reading

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Listen to a different city

Have you ever heard of Super Critical Mass? I hadn’t, until yesterday afternoon. Super Critical Mass is a ‘sonic arts’ company which creates events in public spaces involving multiple players all playing the same type of musical instrument. It started … Continue reading

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One year of music blogging

Today is the one year anniversary of Music Tasting, a milestone which might have passed me by entirely were it not for another site I visit regularly which is celebrating its second blogoversary. Despite having given it very little thought … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Song

While I was overseas earlier this year, a wonderful Brisbane violinist sent me a brief message recommending a novel she thought I’d enjoy and which would be perfect for me to blog about. As it just so happened, I already … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Dartington – Part 2

So after an even longer than usual hiatus, I thought I should finally get this out in the blogosphere, to remind myself of some more of the great music I was introduced to at Dartington. And to reassure everyone that … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Dartington – Part 1

I’ve been back from my whirlwind visit to Europe for more than six weeks now. “When are you going to write about Dartington?” several people have asked me eagerly. “Soon,” I reply, mentally adding it to my ever-growing to do … Continue reading

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