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The World Needs More Artists! Let's Create Patiently, One at a Time!

Artist, a true artist, is a person who puts tangible results at the bottom most rung and keeps intangible goals – of lifelong learning, practice and mastery in the chosen art, almost impossibly unachievable, thereby growing by leaps and bounds day by day, week by week and year by year. 95 more words


Ear Training - The secret to Become a Superior Musician

If anybody questioned you what’s the most efficient method to grow to be a improved musician, what would you say? If you’re pondering “hours of challenging practice at your instrument”, “study classical music” or “music theory”, you’d be incorrect. 913 more words

Ear Training

Ear training prof.: My mental street is a col-di-sac

So You Didn't Practice...

Every so often a student will email me the day of their lesson and admit that they haven’t practiced since I last saw them. Perhaps they were sick or just too busy; whatever their reason they sometimes ask not to have a lesson because it would simply be a waste of time. 637 more words

Piano Lessons

Ear Training day 1

It wasn’t exciting and I knew it wouldn’t be.

I started with a melodic minor second interval playing up and down from the same note.  I did it with my instrument and then I made a 10 minute audio file containing this boring exercise. 306 more words

Melodic Intervals

Giggleswick Garden of Arts and Sciences

It’s a maze this garden, it’s a maze of ways…

I may have a minor addiction to going to classes. I swore, when I was done with college I would never set foot in a classroom again. 562 more words