Some Life Updates For 2022 (December 21, 2022)
Haven't written much on the blog this year, but not to worry, I'm still alive!
Here's some updates as to what I've been up to:
Joined WLOD, a brass orchestra that plays traditional dance music from the
Roztocze region of Poland (actually joined it late last year, but this
year's season was much more active).
Also joined WLOD's funeral sub-orchestra, where we play traditional funeral
marches from the repertoire of Roztocze orchestras.
Joined Bonanza, a small ensemble playing mostly oldies music from the
1920s-30s popular in Polish cities (initially as a substitute, now as a full
Spent most of the summer going to various traiditional music events.
Finally completed my master's in computer science! You can check out my
thesis here and the LaTeX sources for
Don't expect a "Books read in 2022" article, didn't read that much this
year, unfortunately, but planning on doing so more in the coming months.
The Sunday Corner was empty for quite a stretch of time, but I've been more
regular on updating it recently. No promises as to whether this trend will
continue, but you might want to start checking it out once in a while again
if you enjoyed it but stopped after it was inactive for a while.
So in summary, a year of traditional music. This has been my main focus in the
past months, and I want to continue in this direction, widening my repertoire,
improving my fiddling skills, expanding
, and maybe even starting my own band eventually.
And since it's that time of the year, Dear Reader, I'm wishing you a Merry
Christmas and a happy New Year!