FRESH START

It’s been awhile, but I’m glad you’re back. I’ve been busy with student, radio, podcasting and work. Encouraging you to still be the best musician you can be. If you have some time, I would like for you to tune in to hear the new “power points” announcements. It’s all about “points that give your […]

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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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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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Chords Coffee Environment

So excited–It’s Monday. We are nearing the month of June. My students are moving right along in their music making. No recitals again this year; however, my students still seem to be doing okay with remote learning. Music making by Wolfmother, Nintendo, Roblox and Mario Brothers games music and random song requests are still all […]

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Sing and Play

One of the practice directions that my students feel most challenged by is the one where they are asked to “sing/say the words and play.” Sometimes students just outright refuse to sing and play at the same time. I usually try to encourage them to hum, whistle or recite the words just to have something […]

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