Are you a multi-tasker? You certainly are when reading music while playing the piano. Let's take a look <insert knee slap> at what your eyes are doing. Are you supposed to watch the music? Or your hands? Or some of each? Are you getting dizzy from nodding your head back and forth between the … Continue reading The Eyes Have It
Combining my interest in history with performing on a magnificent organ seemed like a great idea, so when Mike Hobbs, from the Civil War Round Table, asked me to provide a program for them I quickly agreed. I had absolutely no idea, however, how this event would grow...and grow...and grow over the next days and … Continue reading Join the Ranks!
2013-14 was the first year for a music program at the school where I teach general music and choir to middle and high school students. Our spring concert was last night, and I am incredibly proud of the great progress made by these students in just one year. They performed the music wonderfully, stood tall, … Continue reading Making Music with My Friends
What a wonderful musical afternoon we had! Twelve students of piano and voice gave outstanding performances of teaching pieces, popular, sacred and classical music. Everyone performed one or two solos, and some also played duets. Were there are few performance jitters? Naturally. But everyone was so very well prepared that every song sounded marvelous. I … Continue reading A Great Recital