by Amy Dennison

Musicians have their preferences when it comes to music. All of us in the Cincinnati Community Orchestra have our favorite composers and pieces of music. When the music for each concert is announced, musicians search for the juicy parts that they love to play. As an oboist, I automatically search for those soulful, languid yet exotic melodies: think Scheherazade. None of those in this concert.

We’ll be performing the Symphony #4, and the Double Concerto for Violin and Cello on Saturday, October 19. So many of our musicians are pumped up for this concert… [read more about How I came to appreciate the music of Brahms]

Amy Dennison is an oboist for the Cincinnati Community Orchestra. You can find her blog at