Greetings!

My writing of this post represents something great…It represents my intention to maintain this blog as something constant. Let’s set ourselves a goal of maybe 3-4 times a week? Yeah? Yeah.

Moving on..
As of late, I’ve been slaving away on my Vodafone iPhone-tethered internet to get this website int0 some kind of presentable shape. I’ve added pages, content and fixed up visuals. Pretty soon I’ll start slamming the Facebook and Twitter universes and alerting all to its existence. 😉

Besides this geeky usage of my time, I’ve also been working on my classical guitar repertoire and preparing for prac in a high school.
What? What?! You say ahh?
Yeah… for those unaware, I’m in my 3rd year of a Bachelor Music/Bachelor Education degree at UNSW in Sydney and will be doing the above very soon. (Prac tomorrow, exam 2 weeks)

For anyone interested… My classical repertoire currently includes:
I from 14  ETUDES by Maximo Diego PUJOL
La melanconia by Mauro Giuliani
Menuet I and Menuet II from Cello Suite I by J.S. Bach
and lastly one of my favourites…
The Old Spanish Castle is Full of Vampires, Sleeping from Gothica by Phillip Houghton

To share the pure brilliance of a composer like Houghton, I’ve included a pic of Spanish Castle. Did I mention that he is a Sydney-Sider? I’m also pretty proud of how it looks colour-wise. I’ve done so to make more sense of dynamic changes and to provide intensity with visual(accents etc). I’m also hoping that it will help me in my interpretation.

Spanish Castle sheet music coloured in!

 

I promise I’ll add some Youtube videos when my recording setup is sorted..

Speak soon!

Welcome!

So I’ve had this domain and webspace for just under a year and a half now with nothing coming out of it. I had an email with a fancy sounding address (@samnewtonmusic.com) but that is all… I wanted to do something with it but just couldn’t find the time/motivation.

A few days ago, I figured enough is enough. I found a nice looking template (courtesy FoxHound Studios) and put my photoshop skills to good use.

My hope is that this can be a homebase from which I can bring together all of my social networks, list all of my gigs, post blogs filled with wisdom and wonder, offer videos and pics and all other information about me and my music.

Also in the works is a mailing list which I’m hoping to get off the ground in the next few weeks.

Hope you enjoy!

P.S. website feedback is more than welcome.

 

-Sam