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Recital Comment Cards

Preparing for a recital is a lot of hard work. Performing can be downright scary. Hearing an audience respond to a performance with smiles and applause is incredibly important and reassuring…and fleeting. For many students (and sometimes professionals, too!) the moments following a performance, no matter how successful, are not about basking in the glory…

Join the Ranks!

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…

Making Music with My Friends

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,…

A Great Recital

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…