Are you the kind of musician that needs to find a song for every holiday?  St. Patrick’s Day songs seem to be the HARDEST to find. So, we widened our search a little and found some great songs by popular Irish bands to include too! Which of...

Are you bored of playing the same songs the same way? Do you need a challenge at the piano again? I've got something for you to exercise your brain— introduce jazz ideas into your music! I've included a few ideas as to how you can...

It’s definitely a weird time to celebrate anything, including Valentine’s Day. Some are opting for date night at home, while others are headed out for a nice meal and date night on the town with their significant other. Whatever you’re doing, wherever you end up…...

If you were left struggling during quarantine, you’re not alone.  The CDC reported a significant growth in the number of people who reported feelings of anxiety and depression between April and June of 2020, compared to the same time period in 2019. Younger adults, racial/ethnic minorities,...

Is there a better way to celebrate the holiday season than sharing kindness and a smile (behind a mask, of course)? I don’t think there is. I created this challenge with my piano-playing community in mind: I know we have some AWESOME Piano in a...

Music is more powerful than we give it credit for. For some people, there’s nothing better than having fun at a long-awaited concert. For others, that sweet spot is singing along loudly to the radio while driving....

Lately, I’ve been listening to a lot of songs from my childhood. I’m talking everything from greatest hits from bands like Chicago and Earth Wind & Fire, to old Broadway soundtracks like West Side Story, A Chorus Line and the like. Listening to some of...

Had you asked me back in February if I was stressed, I would have told you, “Absolutely!”.  And then the coronavirus pandemic hit.  Many of you, like me, started quarantining and social distancing as much as possible. You lost most of your connections to the outside world....