January 22, 2015

Suggestions for Summer Reading

OK, I admit it—one of my weaknesses is reading. I love to read! Unfortunately, my nose is often buried in a thriller or a novel with twisted plots and subterranean character development, instead of reading books which would enhance my pr...

January 22, 2015

Five Tips for Reducing Tension and Allowing the Music to Flow

Playing a musical instrument can be intimidating, nerve-racking, and stressful. There are so many notes, fingerings, and rhythms to get right, not to mention dynamics, articulation, and phrasing to express....

January 22, 2015

Did you know that...

People who participate in music making:

  • Become more relaxed, feel better, and respond more positively to stress

  • Increase their resistance to disease and enhance their immune system function

  • Experience improved physical and mental heal...

January 22, 2015

This article is dedicated to teachers who want to create a positive learning experience for the everyday students who have no desire to major in music or play in prestigious competitions. These are the students who love to play the piano and will hopefully keep playing...

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