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The Fine Art of Jerry-Rigging

I was born to a book-smart Mother and a hands-on Father. My Mother wasn’t hands-on and my Father wasn’t book-smart. I still got the best of both of them ;-) 273 more words

At My Haus

Calzones... Sorta

After making banana bread one morning, I still felt the need to make something else… long weekend itch.

So I made pizza dough. Ha! And while we were going to get the stuff to make pizza, I figured why not just use up our meatballs and sauce. 89 more words


Nikki's Blog! Improvisation and its Benefits

Improvisation is when something is created spontaneously or in the moment. Lots of people steer clear of improvisation as they are afraid to fail; however, the more you practice, the better you will get at it. 413 more words

Understanding How Music Composition Works

Over the course of my teaching career, I have had my students do a variety of things under the guise of creating or composing music. Too often, I have expected them to go further with composing than than I had prepared them to go. 1,120 more words

Music Education

Everybody Is Winging It

I have always been so hard on myself because as a perfectionist if I don’t complete a task perfectly I felt like I have let myself down. 252 more words