Of course I make mistakes, but this one definitly could have been avoided.
The conductor had our little orchestra playing one octave of G major scale, and called me out to play the arpeggio and then the rest of the orchestra hear and copy my note. Well, I played G, and then what I was thinking B, was actually A!!!
I guess I was half thinking, but I had the whole orchestra trying to figure out the B by hearing my "B", and I guess the conductor didn't even realize that I was really playing A. (But I guess he knew I was palying the wrong note.) I just laughed at myself and went on.
The assistant concertmaster seems to notice all my mistakes, however. I guess I'll be more careful and do better next time...
More entries: January 2009
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