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practicing in my sleep, Hazel's lunch, time with Hazel

I woke up at 5 am “practicing” the chords in the final movement of the Respighi in my head, and was more or less awake from then on. 208 more words

The Optimist

If you believe you can, you will. If you believe you can’t, you won’t.

“If you think you are beaten, you are;
If you think you dare not, you don’t. 340 more words

Guitar Tips

Words of Wisdom for Wednesday: Malcolm Gladwell

“Talent is the desire to practice.”

      - Malcolm Gladwell, “Outliers”

I don’t know when I realized this, but at some point 182 more words
Preschool Music

medicine cabinet solutions, schools, practicing

Ted and I finally got all the medications and supplements etc locked up in medication lockboxes today. We had gotten partly there but not all the way (the dangerous things were in locked containers, but there were others that weren’t yet), and then the twins figured out they could get up on benches and open up various cabinets, and we sped up the process. 194 more words

Fiddle/Viola Time Scales by Kathy and David Blackwell

It is so difficult to find accessible and and engaging scale books for students but I think I have found it in Kathy and David Blackwell… 284 more words


Fifteen Steps to Playing a Better All-State Audition (Repost)

Today I mark my return to blogging after a summer off by reposting one of the more important and popular articles from this blog. With high school students are preparing for auditions for all-state groups and similar ensembles around this time of year, posting this article every fall seems appropriate. 3,539 more words