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My First Love

This is not a blog post about my love life, or lack there of.

Today, I want to write about my first love, which has nothing to do with some kindergarten crush or short-lived high school relationship. 670 more words

Life

Encouraging students to hope and encouraging students to struggle for what they hope for.

I’ve recently listened to a video of Brene Brown speaking at the “Up Experience 2011″. The catch phrase she used repeatedly was “hope is a function of struggle”. 111 more words

Music

Argh!

Of all the instruments to learn, why did I choose a notoriously difficult one?! Between my degree, working 16+ hours a week in a shoe shop, and generally doing my best to avoid society, I try to get some violin practice in whenever I can.  242 more words

Violin

Music to My Ears!

Last night was one of the best nights of teaching music I have ever had.

All of my students did great. They had all practiced and learned their music. 114 more words

Music Lessons

Have a Contract with Your Students

Having a contract with your students is extremely important. You need this to make sure the parents and the students understand how your business works. Here is an example of a contract I use. 277 more words

Music Lessons

Five Signs Your Child is Ready for Piano Lessons

This is one of the most frequent questions I receive from parents of potential students. Children ideally begin piano when they are in elementary school, but depending on the child, that can be early elementary school or later. 435 more words

Music