Lessons

I know someone who started playing an instrument later in life who told me when they started they’d be practising in the kitchen and their partner, who played the same […]

Sometimes asked to teach kids. Don’t want to unless they want to. If it’s about the parents imagined idea that their kid should play it’s over before it starts.  

Crazy fact I was clueless about before starting music school at York. Our Western system is based upon 12 notes that repeat in higher and lower positions. We call the distance […]

I got an A+ when I studied piano at York and I never had good marks in high school. When I got that mark from I remember thinking – oh […]

I was into Brian Eno with my teenage pal Campbell. We were like a secret club listening to Another Green World, Before and After Science, Taking Tiger Mountain By Surprise. […]

Some people get upset about critics and call them unintelligent or immature. Some even write letters complaining. Good luck whoever expects that will lead to new enlightened or insightful critics […]

When the under 2 ft crowd is near me and a piano it’s good times. Their impulse is to smash the keys with fists something I have a little experience […]

I asked my almost 5 yr old if she could imitate 4/4 time by clapping or tapping. She couldn’t do it. Wavered all over the place. I asked her to […]

There’s a million people trying to fit through a small opening, that’s how it is. If you still want to try and fit through that small opening be my guest, […]

I reviewed your history and would like to call your attention to some facts you start laughing if people take serious things you don’t think serious and you’re don’t mind taking the […]