• Back in the KRLS Saddle Again Oct. 26

    Posted on October 15, 2012 by in Blog

    We’re booked for our makeup day for the Kitchigami Regional Libraries with three performances in Sebeka, Park Rapids, and Wadena on Friday, Oct. 26.  (Take a peek to the right at “Upcoming Events” for details.)  Sorry we had to postpone those performances, but glad to be heading up north again soon.  It will be a […]

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  • KRLS days 6-7 – Lost and Found Tour Finale? – To be continued

    Posted on October 3, 2012 by in Blog

    After a great day on Thursday, Friday the 28th seems to have been misnumbered by 15 days.  Carrie was sick, and barely able to get out of bed all day.  We strove for “the show must go on” rallying forces, had great chicken soup and pampering therapy from our hosts, but had to postpone all […]

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  • KRLS Tour, Days 4-5, Best of Times, Worst of Times

    Posted on September 28, 2012 by in Blog

    Wednesday was mostly a day of travel, with one “Music is for Everybody” performance at Menahga Elementary on our way to our three farthest north performances on Thursday in Blackduck, Kelliher (pronounced “Kelly-er”) and Cass Lake.  Karma was out to lunch, and news and events of the days were either spectacularly bad or good, with […]

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  • KRLS Tour, Day 3 – Gunshots, Birthdays, and Quality Audiences, as “The Road Goes Ever On”

    Posted on September 24, 2012 by in Blog

    We woke to gunshots. No, we’re not trying for the Bulwer-Lytton Prize for concert tour reporting; it was the beginning of duck season! It was also beautiful weather for taking in docks and closing down cabins before the cold sets in. All the same, we had memorable audiences and experiences. After a fun morning catch […]

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  • KRLS Day 2 – Schools, Libraries, Small World, and Cappucino

    Posted on September 22, 2012 by in Blog

    Today we had two presentations of our intro “Pages of Music”  program, “Music is for Everybody.” We started bright and early at 9:00 am at Crosslake School, a charter school with an environmental focus. Bright K-3 kids, good questions and participation. Their music teacher had prepped the kids well, so we supplemented our regular program […]

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  • Day One of KRLS Tour – Recital, “Spirit Sings,” Fall Leaves and Family Fun Food

    Posted on September 20, 2012 by in Blog

    Our new, revised website is easy to update from the road, so we thought we’d experiment  with a daily blog tdocumenting the perils, wonders, and rewards of the road on this two-installment, seven-day tour to 14 sites in the Kitchigami Regional Library System (KRLS) in northern Minnesota. Come along for the ride! We had a […]

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  • OboeBass on the Road to Northern MN

    Posted on September 18, 2012 by in Newsletter

    We’re about to embark on 14 programs over the next two long weekends for the Kitchigami Regional Library System as part of our Arts Tour MN Grant. We’ll do a mix of recitals and educational programs in libraries, schools, and concert venues from Brainerd to Bemidji to Keliher by Red Lake. For full details see […]

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  • Margi Griebling-Haigh, composer, featured In The Examiner

    Posted on April 8, 2012 by in What People Are Saying

    Mark Horning, for the Cleveland Fine Arts Examiner, talks about Margi. Margi is the author and illustrator of the children’s book “Askelad and the Seven Silver Ducks”, as well as the composer of the music we perform on the accompanying CD.

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  • Mentioned on Gutavus Adolphus Blog

    Posted on August 15, 2010 by in What People Are Saying

    A nice write up by Al Behrends, in his post “Double Reed & Double Bass: Vecchione & Erdahl Making New Happen” Carrie Vecchione, oboe & Rolf Erdahl, double bass “Quick! Name as many pieces as you can think of written for double bass and oboe. Sorry, time’s up.” Bruce Hodges opened the Juilliard Journal On-Line […]

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  • Mentioned on Citrus Quark Blog

    Posted on December 15, 2009 by in What People Are Saying

    Blogger “Citrus Quark” wrote a nice entry about our CD “It Takes Two” Oboe + Bass = Great Chamber Music December 5, 2009 What do you get when you pair an oboe with a sting bass? Not much usually, unless you are Carrie Vecchione and Rolf Erdahl. I was lucky enough to attend one of […]

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