To end off 2010, my old friend Anh Phung came over to my house for a sightreading jam session and chat! It was great to reconnect with her because we literally hadn't seen each other in 5 years since the competition where we first met. :D She won 2nd place and I won 3rd place that time, and we found each other on Facebook a couple years later.
A few years after that, I started video blogging, and she started watching my videos when I made the "Back-to-School" mini-series (Video: Day 1 - The Audition). From that point on, we started to think about getting together to make a video, but she was in Montreal studying jazz flute at McGill, while I was on the other side of the country studying classical flute at UBC. We had initially wanted to mess around with jazz, but because I'm so inadequate in that area, we both decided to wait until the next time she's around so that she can take the time to properly teach me a few licks. She's a fantastic classical flutist as well (she's classically trained from the ripe old age of 4), so we opted to do a sightreading jam this time. Funnily enough, we ended up blindly picking a Baroque piece...which you could say is one of my specialties! :P Thanks, Anh, for making it easier on me this time, haha! ;)
Well, without further ado, here is the mini-series! In our chat, we talked about everything from session work to accents to the Asian-ness of Vancouver. Yeah, I know--SWEET. ;P Enjoy!!
Thanks, Anh, for coming over!! :D Hugs and kisses from the West Coast!!
Be sure to subscribe to Anh's band's channels!
THICK BLOODED: http://www.youtube.com/user/thickbloodedmusic
THE BOMBADILS: http://www.youtube.com/user/thebombadils
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See you next year!! :) Happy New Year!!