In this installment of "Winning the Job", I was able to speak with Jeff Lewandowski and John Romero. Jeff recently won a job with the United States Army Field Band, and John Romero recently won principal trombone in the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.
Jeff gave some really great advice about how he used the audition process to understand how to give structure to his busy life of freelancing, in order to make sure he was totally prepared given the lack of time he had in his day. It's also inspiring to see how he made positive changes to his life in general through his preparation.
John shared how he came up with a brand new way to make sure his intonation was rock solid on his excerpts. I had never heard his method before, and I thought it was incredibly smart and interesting.