Thoughts

  1. AnthonyMcGillPodcast#1: A day of Music

    Dec 14, 2009

    Hello everyone! Please enjoy this podcast. It was really fun putting this together but maybe next time it won’t take me all day to figure out how to do it! …

    Read more
  2. Learning NOT to read Music: A classical “note reader’s” voyage into the art of improvisation Part #1

    Nov 26, 2009

    For the first installment I’d like to introduce my parents, Demarre and Ira Carol McGill. They were my first teachers and the biggest influences on my music-making. In many ways …

    Read more
  3. A Jazzy Night in New York

    Nov 17, 2009

    I just finished moving today and for some reason I thought I should definitely get back in touch and talk about a great night out I had two weeks ago.  …

    Read more
  4. Announcing My New Clarinet iPhone App!

    Oct 26, 2009

    I recently released an educational iPhone/iTouch Application called Clarinet In Reach. Here is a link to more information about it. Spread the word! http://www.musicinreach.com/clarinet.html

    Read more
  5. Learning NOT to read Music: A classical “note reader’s” voyage into the art of improvisation

    Sep 30, 2009

    This idea sprung to me as I was thinking about this past weekend’s concerto performances. I performed these from memory, or by heart, and why was it that I as a …

    Read more
  6. Interview on ABC Good Morning Maryland

    Sep 25, 2009

    http://www.abc2news.com/content/gmm/default.aspx?articleID=19212 Woke up this morning for a fun interview in Baltimore before my concert tonight in Annapolis with the Annapolis Symphony.

    Read more
  7. Gramophone Magazine Encounters

    Sep 19, 2009

    I have some exciting news to share. In the September issue of Gramophone Magazine I am the focus of the column called Encounters. Pick one up at your local bookstore. …

    Read more
  8. Just a Taste

    Sep 15, 2009

    Hello everyone! Here’s a sample from my upcoming CD! Details to be announced soon.  An arrangement of Rachmaninoff’s Vocalise. Gloria Chien on piano as recorded by Da-hong Seetoo. Enjoy! Vocaliseshort

    Read more
  9. 9/11/01

    Sep 11, 2009

    Driving to rehearsal down Columbia Parkway in Cincinnati, OH listening to WGUC, the classical station. This is my second year in the Cincinnati Symphony and I am very excited to …

    Read more
  10. Mahler 5 rehearsal

    Sep 9, 2009

    To satisfy my old Interlochen friend and great composer Corey, I will write more now before going to conduct Wind Class at Mannes. Mahler 5 rehearsal was great. We worked …

    Read more