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Community Living Center Piano Bench

One of the great advantages of working as a carpenter for the Veterans hospital is sometimes you get to do fun projects that bring happiness into the lives of fellow vets! 158 more words


Benjamin Clementine

Benjamin Clementine. Cela faisait quelques mois que j’entendais son nom sans savoir qui il était, jusqu’au jour où je me suis décidée à découvrir ce personnage et à écouter sa musique… Coup de foudre. 338 more words

Du Son & Du Live

Hulse to bring years of experience teaching piano to Chautauqua

When she started playing the piano at age 3, Helga Hulse’s tiny hands provided a challenge. Ninety years later, sometimes they still do.

The piano teacher and former longtime Chautauqua County resident, however, has never allowed her small stature to prevent her from playing the piano almost every day. 605 more words

Chautauqua Institution

Manuel Valera - Self Portrait

Reviewing instrumental music is always a challenge. Finding a way to express in words what a song or album concept sounds like, and doing it in a manner that helps the reader make a decision on whether to buy a recording, all without being redundant or using clichés is not an easy task. 101 more words

CD Reviews

Piano Teaching Tips from Carol Matz

As piano teachers, we’re always looking for ways to keep today’s piano students engaged and interested. It seems that today’s piano students are busier than ever—not only with increasing scholastic demands, sports, and other extracurricular activities—but now we find ourselves competing for our students’ time and attention against so many new distractions, such as the internet, text messaging, video games, etc!  351 more words


i steal a little music

In the auditorium, I find the piano.

A really beautiful baby grand tucked in the corner, out of the spotlights flooding the hushed stage in the quiet auditorium. 490 more words

Battle Buddies

Three Interpretations of Recent President Obama Dream.

Three friends, in Texas, New York and Arizona have all submitted possible interpretations of the dream I had recently of President Obama.  The first one  is more personal to me while the other two are more relational to him.   1,438 more words