Category Archives: Music Miscellany

What Will Your Musical Legacy Be?

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What is your musical legacy?  Maybe you don’t think you have, or will have, a musical legacy. You’re not a […]


Posture Perfect – It’s Not Just Sitting Straight

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Good posture is the first thing we musicians learn. You may have started playing music so long ago that you […]


Eliminate the Negative – 3 Bad Habits to Stop Now

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“Accentuate the Positive, Eliminate the Negative…” These motivational words are the opening lyrics of a 1945 song by Harold Arlen […]


Why You Can’t Make Music on Autopilot

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Autopilot has a comfortable sound to it. The computer can take over, make the tough decisions, free us up to […]


Why the Harp for Christmas?

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What is it about harps and the Christmas holidays? It’s certainly a busy time for harpists. (Okay – that’s a […]


Defeating the Holiday Music Madness

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The holiday music season is in high gear! Black Friday is not only the beginning of the holiday shopping season; […]


Skype – Right or Wrong for Music Lessons?

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Skype is truly a marvel for our 21st century global community. It brings strangers closer together and keeps families connected. […]


Is it the Destination or the Journey?

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“What stop please?” When I was growing up in Philadelphia, I used to love to ride the public transit. I […]


Making Music: a Labor of Love

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Hard labor. Labor pains. Manual labor. Labor of love? A “labor of love” sounds like an oxymoron, two seemingly opposite […]


The Season for P-L-A-Y

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To everything there is a season… There’s an old saying, “Make hay while the sun shines.” Farmers know they must […]