A friend who studied states of consciousness said “It’s amazing when you play piano that your attention is divided.” “What’s the big deal about that?” I didn’t understand. He clarified “You […]

Among the people I teach there’s always some who think one or two lessons and they will have it down.   Got storage locker while doing some cleaning up, reorganizing. […]

a certain saught after bluegrass banjo aficionado   often gave interior dialogue advice   said people talk about what they don’t do right   what they wish they had done […]

Beethoven dedicated his 3rd symphony to Napoleon because Napoleon was associated with the French Revolution which Beethoven believed to be about radical hope, about altering the previous power structures. But […]

Got to the class a little early and found one of the guys practising Make You Feel My Love, he’s maybe 22 yrs. old. Don’t know any of these people […]

People sometimes don’t speak English well and certain people think the way to respond to that is to speak English back louder! Even more distressing when the fluent English speaker […]

Sometimes students describe a state of almost getting it and frustration surrounding them as though there’s a missing piece of information hindering their accomplishment. But what’s not as simple to […]

Whenever actually get uninterrupted sleep I feel like I did whatever people hope to accomplish from pilates. . When I pitch another podcast I’ll resume my rejection-letter-wallpaper art project. . […]

Rejection letter came today, so it goes. Project Title (maximum 15 words) 10 String Quartets and An Accordion Walk Into a Bar TOTAL AMOUNT you are requesting from the OAC […]

I don’t care if my kid plays music or not but I want to make it easy to grab it if she so desires. I play in front of her […]