You may remember meeting Karen, one of my former adult students, in this post from last September. She was one of my first RMM students at Senseney Music in Wichita. I recently received an exciting update from Karen. Perhaps her story is the inspiration you need to tackle your new years resolution or check the next item off your bucket list! Karen says: "I spent the Christmas holiday in Miami, Florida with my family and was able to fellowship with the church where my dad is pastor.Would ... Read More about Need Inspiration?
I've noticed that my elementary and middle school students will take any chance they can get to hold and play with an iPod, so I've been taking advantage of this opportunity to get them to practice theory drills. :) My hour-long Piano Lessons/Lab for kids allows for plenty of time to try out theory games and apps. Lately we've been enjoying Music Theory Pro. My beginning students have mostly been using it to identify note names and intermediate students have been practicing intervals and ... Read More about App Review: Music Theory Pro
A couple of weeks ago, I posted about all the great live music that had heard recently and how its so fun to hear live music. Going to live music performances is always better than hearing a recording, but particularly for a symphony! On Saturday night, I got to hear Daniil Trifonov, the winner of the 2011 Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow, perform with the Signature Symphony. It was an all Tchaikovsky program: The Overture from Romeo and Juliet, Piano Concerto No. 1 and The Fifth ... Read More about Watching Music