How To Prevent Learning The Piano From Becoming Work

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 - 31 Comments

When I was learning the piano, here is what I would tell my 24-year-old self to keep it from becoming work. I sometimes find it interesting to play the “if I knew then what I know now” game … So, here it goes with a couple things on that list! (and no, you don’t have to do flips to keep it fun! I don’t think these old hips could take it anyway.)

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How to Choose Your First Piano or Keyboard

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 - 24 Comments


Choosing your first piano or keyboard can be confusing, overwhelming and downright exhausting, but it doesn’t have to be. Let me help you bring some clarity to the daunting task of choosing a good first instrument.

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Jazzy Jingle Bells: Lesson 1

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 - No Comments

I’m so excited to do YouTube office hours with you all! As a short reminder, between now and Christmas I’ll be streaming a lesson once a week to get you playing a fun hip sounding version of Jingle Bells!

To join me for free lesson #2 on Wednesday, November 30th at 4 pm (EST) go here:


(If you can watch it in front of your piano even better–but not necessary)

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What To Do When Your Child Doesn’t Want To Practice

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 - 17 Comments


It can be so frustrating when your child doesn’t want to practice the piano. You know you’re giving them a valuable tool that will help them be a disciplined, well-rounded individual, but they just don’t understand that right now. Prevent future fighting and meltdowns and try these strategies!

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