Annoyed

While there are so many things about online piano lessons that are a challenge,…


The Shelter At Home Studio. Week Two: 5 Fun Facts

Two weeks ago, I had never heard of Zoom. I had never done FaceTime with…


Real

In the summer of 2003, we moved from Boston to Albuquerque, both a…


Another Day, Another Practice

There goes another day, I think as the last student slams the door behind him.…


Livin' the Dream

Recently I overheard two people greeting one another in the grocery store.…


The Snails

Felix likes snails. A lot. Felix is my eight-year-old nephew, who lives in San…


Pie and Poems

Recently a student missed a lesson without notice. They had forgotten, I found…


The Chip Game

While I am convinced kids don’t really need gimmicks in order to enjoy piano…


Revisiting the 15 Outfits

I came home from our recent trip to Texas with three takeaways: OMG! The…


That Monkey Slobber Thing

Jeffrey is learning scales. Translation: Jeffrey is learning key signatures. In…