Imagine that…

It’s Friday…Good Friday. We are wishing you a very “hoppy” and happy Easter weekend to those who celebrate. I was out and about in the New York City area recently and it seemed that many shoppers were getting ready for a barbecue celebration. They were purchasing grills, charcoal, lighters, lighter fluid and paper plates. It […]

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True to Our Hearts

Hello. I’m going to refrain from using exclamation marks. It’s only because I have some new members to our blog that will be reading this aloud. I’m so excited to announce that we are on Anchor.fm. I had heard about Anchor, but I wasn’t quite sure of how it worked. Special thanks to WordPress for […]

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Handful of Coffee & Keys

Remember when that song, “Handful of Keys” came out? You probably don’t. I don’t. We’re talking about the music of Thomas ‘Fats’ Waller from the 1930’s. I love tickling the ivories on this piece. It’s fun. It’s bright. It’s a tune that you can appreciate at a moderately fast or fast tempo. One of my […]

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Reading Middle C

Some of my students can’t wait to learn to “read music”. Others are more concerned with learning Disney songs. Still more of my piano children want to learn to play by ear and by chords. It’s a curious thing. This past week I had a student who was surprised to see a note standing alone […]

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Piggies & Bunnies

Hey there!–How’s your week going so far? It’s been an interesting week filled with pigs, bunnies and butterflies. Musically speaking, my students introduced me to songs that they cared about and are super excited about. Interestingly enough, these tunes involved gaming drama with a “piggy” and a “bunny” in the music title. I threw in […]

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