Monthly Archives: November 2015

Two Ways to Get a Music Conservatory Education

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The music conservatory: a hothouse for nurturing musical talent and an opportunity available to only the select few. For hundreds […]


Speed Up Your Bass Clef Reading

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Is bass clef slowing you down? It’s something of a mystery to me why bass clef should present a stumbling […]


How to Play Music You Hate

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I don’t like starting a blog post with such a negative title, but I might as well admit it; ┬ásometimes […]


5 Things Football and Music Have in Common

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It’s Sunday night, and I’m watching football, fingers crossed for the success of my Philadelphia Eagles. And then it hits […]


7 Steps to More Beautiful Scales

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Scales aren’t just about technique. Scales happen in “real” music too, and when we need to play them, we want […]