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Advice to Students

Originally featured in the Jan/Feb 2016 edition of Clavier Companion in an article titled, “The Teaching Legacy of Rosina Lhevinne, part II” by Scott McBride Smith. 139 more words

Practice Tips

Thoughts on Why you have your child take lessons

This is from Plucky Violin Teacher – I like her attitude and thinking….

February 3, 2016 by Brecklyn… 772 more words

Four Considerations for Music Majors Transferring from Community Colleges

One peculiar aspect of teaching music at a university in Mississippi is that a large number of our students transfer here after spending one or two years (or more) at a community college. 1,711 more words


Mardi Gras Odds

Mardi Gras Parades.

I work mostly in the dark. I overshoot. Mostly, to back myself up. I’m never really sure if I made the picture while I’m standing out there. 163 more words

Ray Laskowitz

Songworthy Saturday

Song: Stronger by Kelly Clarkson

I was thinking about this song in my workout yesterday. I love the lyric “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” It really is so true! 30 more words


Balancing Scales

I find recently that I am experimenting with tipping scale balances in my life.

I have realized that when I am doing physical activities, like backpacking or running, my body is doing a lot of work and as a result, my mind can do less.   356 more words

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