Making Music Fun

Here’s an idea on making music more accessible and fun. I always enjoy someone that thinks out of the box. I use the stairs leading up to my Studio to teach children about about steps and skips on the music staff. Each stair represents a half step on the...

Are Books Dead for the Next Generation?

You have to watch this video! I love the reversal and outcome of the video. A change of mindset, is exactly what we need when teaching. We are teaching music lessons for the next generation! These are our future teachers, music majors, concert lovers, and music...

Important Studio Documents for Teachers

This is a great interview with Beth Klingenstein and Lee Galloway that I did at the National Music Teacher’s Conference in March. It serves a a great reminder for me to revisit my studio documents and make sure I have my communication in place when dealing with...

Fun Gift Ideas for Music Teachers

I had the pleasure today of having the chance to walk around the exhibition hall and see all of the great vendors that are at the National Music Teacher’s Association (NMTA) National Conference today. There were so many great things to see I couldn’t get to all of it,...