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EVERYBODY Chords

    Hey guys! Thanks for watching, reading and listening. I just wanted to do a quick post to INVITE you to learn some chords along with my students. My students LOVE this video of us playing Everybody Needs Somebody to Love.* So, I thought I’d share the chords with you in the form of […]

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happy new Year 2022!

It’s been a long road. 2021 was filled with many surprises. Some were good and some were not so good. My students have pleasantly surprised me by staying devoted to taking lessons. The saga continues with competition pieces, teaching pieces, challenge pieces, new pieces, special song requests, returning students and you name it! I’ll plan […]

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Serious Fun

Hello students and families. It’s nice to see you again. I took a week off to think about the topic that I wanted to address next. I’ve been busy going green and helping the environment. I’m still figuring out how to tie it all together for music making. My students are doing amazingly well. I […]

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Welcome Back Piano

Welcome Back–It’s been a long while. Welcome back to my students from three or four years ago as well as those coming back from the pandemic pause. My, oh my, how you’ve grown. I was remarking to a colleague that many of my students don’t listen to me. I let them facilitate their own growth. […]

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Contemplative Music Making

Is there such a thing as contemplative music making? Sure–one might say. I once had someone tell me that when I play it sounds worshipful. I was not quite sure what they meant, but I did check my heart to see if I was worshipping in some way. You may know that I recently became […]

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Change the World…Mentally

I’m almost thoroughly convinced that my students will change the world one day. I hope they all do well in their lives and that music making can someone be a part of their days…everyday. I recently had a conversation over tea with one student. She is thinking about going to law school. I asked her […]

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