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Too Funny!!

Maddie and Kaitlyn know of each other in Burnsville Middle School – both very cute, oozing with personality! They got to talking the other day, comparing interests. Kaitlyn offers that she plays piano. Maddie replies enthusiastically, “I play guitar!” Kaitlyn … Continue reading

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Payment in Full

I have worked with the most wonderful families, having never had an issue with payment  for teaching their children.  In fact, I have some stories to share: Years back with my kids at home, I had a period of time … Continue reading

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Music on the Farm!

Situated on the corner of Lakeville and Burnsville,  I have my farm. This is the old farmstead from the 1920’s originally owned by the Postman, Willy Weed.   From stories I heard at Orchard Lake Elementary on it’s 80th anniversary (that’d … Continue reading

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Why Teach Music?

Music is Science! It is exact, specific. It contains charts, graphs, intersection points.  It incorporates frequencies, intensities, dynamics.  All this with the most exacting control of time. Music is Math! It is about patterns, subdivision of time, fractions… all rhythmically … Continue reading

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Try This!!

I was watching the movie  “Fantasia”  the other day – one of my daughter’s favorite movies when she was young.  A wonderful animated film!  The are no words spoken just music! Eight classical music pieces performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra … Continue reading

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I LOVE my job! I consider myself so fortunate to say, and mean, those words! I haven’t blogged in while because I have been consumed by writing a music curriculum for a local Gifted and Talented institute.  I know now … Continue reading

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Try these sensational songs for Spring!!

Lovin’ Spoonful – “Daydream” (1966) The simple joys of being in love on a spring day are the subject matter of this irresistible pop classic. Hugh Masakela – “Grazing in the Grass” (1968) Horns and jazzy soulful vibes, this classic … Continue reading

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….and then there was Silence

…after silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible,  is music.     Aldous Huxley Just a note to say Happy New Year to you all! In this new year, I am getting use to being an emptying nester – … Continue reading

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Music Lessons on the Farm! I’m scheduling Music Lessons: Piano,    Guitar,    Banjo, Ukulele,   Mandolin Violin,   Cello, Dulcimer Beginning Drums Gift Certificates available Individual  lessons or Group lessons Available too ~ Special Needs Children and Adults welcomed!!!!!!!  

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What is Music Therapy?

Music Therapy is the interpersonal process in which the therapist uses music and all of its facets—physical, emotional, mental, social, aesthetic, and spiritual—to help clients to improve or maintain their health. T client’s needs are addressed directly through music. Music … Continue reading

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