The Power of Performance

When I told my piano student on Friday that she had to play in front of other students on Sunday at our monthly repertoire class, she looked at me with eyes the size of dinner plates.

I have a music student who just won’t practice.

Okay, to be fair, I have a lot of music students who refuse practice. But one child taking piano lessons literally never practices at home. Ever. She doesn’t touch that piano until she’s sitting in that lesson room in front of her teacher. However, she miraculously spent last Saturday at home drilling her songs over and over and over. The reason? Continue reading “The Power of Performance”

Easter Blessings!

It is indeed a glorious week, when we move from the mourning of Lent and into the rejoicing of Easter and new careers! Negotiations are rolling on the studio home, and I’m happy with my choices. I have plenty of time this week, so I will be dedicating my efforts to business planning and marketing. First and foremost, I will be giving an overhaul.

In honor of Easter, I have decided to resurrect my diet, beginning today. Wish me luck and lots of green, leafy veggies.

A new blog home!

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It seems appropriate that I choose today, the day I leave the decade-long comfort and security of Corporate America, to move my blog from to While I was at it, I also launched a new YouTube channel and uploaded the first video.

It also seems appropriate that such an important change in my career would come at Easter. So begins the next phase in my own Life Uncommon.