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"It's a Latina Thang": Jose Antonio Abreu & El Sistema.

                                                             Photo sourced from http://www.jornada.unam.mx

So, I was spending some time with my niece yesterday at her school, (before I proceed -she has been spending time practicing the violin and she has been learning very quickly since early fall). 243 more words

"It's A Latina Thang."

Building a Music Curriculum

Off and on for a few weeks, Nashville schools have been called of for the week due to weather.  Ice and snow have kept me pretty…inside.   543 more words


Creative Mornings Nashville: Education

Last month, I had the pleasure of speaking at Creative Mornings NSH, with my good friend, Caitlin. Creative Mornings is a lecture and breakfast series for the creative community.   84 more words


Enjoyment & Participation: A Musical Stand-off

I found myself in a remotely familiar place yesterday.  I was in front of an ensemble which was not my own.  Although I knew the students in the seats, they had never seen me in front of a group before.   454 more words


[Giveaway] Family pack of tickets to DISCOVER Till Eulenspiegel with the San Antonio Symphony

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed.

My kids and I have been listening to “Mama’s songs” in the van again. I’ve been playing a CD… 635 more words



It’s been a long road creating Music/The Arts Is A Profession! Master Series.  From idea through the process of creating physical tools. Below is an overview. 274 more words

Artist Life Coaching

2H - Instruments and Rhythms

This week 2H applied their knowledge of 4 beat rhythms to instruments! They sang,

“I like to play the instruments,

I play them everyday,

And when I play the instruments, 31 more words