The Secret to Teaching Voice Lessons

As I may have mentioned at some point, or perhaps I haven’t, I am a voice teacher in addition to being a singer.  In fact, I have a job teaching at a local college.  When I get mail from them, it says professor on it!  This is good news, except for the horrible fact that […]

How To Learn Music So You Never Make a Mistake

Live performances are crazy events.  So many things can go wrong.  Distractions, mistakes, wrong notes from your fellow musicians, there is no limit to the number of things that can possibly conspire to throw you off your game.  But what to do?  How can you possibly be prepared for absolutely anything that might be thrown […]

Ruby’s First Piano Lesson

A good accompanist is hard to find, and when you do find one, you often have to pay them money.  A much better solution is to create your own.  I started this process over six years ago, and we are now on to the second phase of the plan.  Yesterday afternoon, Ruby had her first […]