2013 - The OC Register's Classical Music Critic Tim Mangan dusts off his trombone to perform with conductor Carl St.Clair and the Pacific Symphony in "OC Can You Play with Us?" an initiative that allows amateurs to play side by side along with the pros at

After 90 days behind paywall bars, articles on ocregister.com are set free. Here are three of mine from early April, for those who are still interested. You may read them for free.

Register’s music critic plays with Pacific Symphony. April 11, 2013.

Malkki is authoritative with L.A. Phil. April 14, 2013.

Denk performs masterful recital. April 15,2013.

photo: Steven Georges, for the Register.