No More Dead Composers!

Posted by on Jul 9, 2012 in adult piano, Blog, Teachers | No Comments

  This is was my motto for about a week. I was trying to find new repertoire to practice and thinking about an audience that would want to listen.  My audience (family, friends, students) seem quite young or not interested in Classical music. A few even believe Beethoven was just a dog in a movie […]

Spring Recital 2012

Posted by on May 4, 2012 in Blog, recital | 3 Comments

I always enjoy piano recitals especially when my students perform!  However, a few years ago I realized that I was maybe the only one enjoying the recitals.  Who wants to hear 30 different pianists you have never heard of? Plus you don’t even recognize the pieces they play!  So when I moved to my new […]

Family Music for Toddlers

Posted by on May 3, 2012 in Blog, For Parents, Homeschoolers | No Comments

Today we completed an awesome semester of music with toddlers! Every Thursday morning ten little ones brought their grown ups into the studio for 30 minutes of nursery rhymes set to music.  We danced, we hopped,  we went this-a-way and that-a-way…all day long!   Well, even if the class was not all day long, I […]

Happy New Year!

Posted by on Sep 4, 2011 in Blog, Teachers | No Comments

Being an Independent Piano Teacher is very rewarding.  However, being an Independent Piano Teacher is a lot of work. Even though my husband takes care of the studio bills, yard maintenance and anything else required from a a handy man, I still have to schedule the students, plan the lessons for the different age groups, […]

(Piano) Exercise with Your Child Week

Posted by on Aug 8, 2011 in Blog, For Parents, piano practice | No Comments

Today is the beginning of  Exercise with Your Child Week (Aug. 8 – 14) which reminds parents and guardians of the importance to exercise with their children as part of a healthier lifestyle.  And now that I have reminded you  about this, allow me to turn this into a call to practice piano with your […]