Earlier this summer, I had a great time studying choral conducting techniques with teachers at Westminster Choir College.
Brother Mickey mentioned this inspirational quote by Pope Francis in his talk: "an artist is an apostle of beauty who helps others to live..."
If you had to look back, what has been your most fulfilling volunteering experience...?
I registered for this convention a while back as a first-time attendee, but nothing has really sunk in about it until just a few days before the first session. Perusing the upcoming list of events yesterday felt like surveying a box of Godiva chocolates! I think I have signed up for absolutely everything!
If I had to pick a hero that inspired me to become the musician and piano teacher that I am today, it is probably the great piano composer, Frederic Chopin...
If you have ever had the sneaking suspicion that you could benefit from a bit more structure in your time management, here's a tool that I regularly use at the piano: a timer!
On any given day, my husband and studio assistant, Gino, is great at helping me answer phones directed to our music studio. So you may hear his friendly voice when you call our main number...
After playing out for years as a musician in New York City, I became such a night-owl. The performing industry sort of rewards the practice of "night-owling." However, this behavior feels only minimally helpful when it comes to my piano teaching life.
This book is perfect for fans, like myself, of Rosenberger's album, "Watermusic of the Impressionists," which was a revolutionary concept-themed album for its time. It was released in 1983, having been digitally recorded on a Bosenderfer Imperial Concert Grand (97-keyed piano) that belonged to Rosenberger, and, after her CD came out, Billboard ranked it as an "All-Time Great Recording" and Gramophone hailed it a "Critic's Choice."
I was first forced to consider offering online piano lessons, over a year ago, when one of my adult piano students moved away to the other side of the state for a new job offer...