It’s time to celebrate with music. Our annual Student Salon will take place this Saturday, June 18 at 4:00 p.m. I’m looking forward to sitting back and enjoying the… Read more “The year’s almost over…”
Yup! It’s time for a piano lesson break. No lessons next week, giving students plenty of bonus practice time! Remember that if you’re ever curious about lesson… Read more “March Break – March 14 to 18”
…which means no regular lessons this week as I try to do more PhD work and get over my cold and fever. I hope you enjoy Family… Read more “It’s Reading Week…”
It’s been a hectic term for me – all those books and articles (that I should have read, haha!), all that grading for the Cultural Perspectives course,… Read more “Happy Holidays!”
I’m bracing myself for an incredibly busy year as I get back to my PhD work while teaching, playing, and watching a fascinating baby grow up. I’ll… Read more “A New Lesson Year About to Start!”
On Saturday, May 23, we held the fourth annual Student Salon, an event I started so that my piano students could have a space to play without the… Read more “House Music”
Oops…didn’t mean to post this here. I meant it for another blog on which I gather interesting articles and videos for my research on Hip-hop artists’ development in Toronto. I figure I’ll leave it here after all as it’s quite interesting.
Obviously, this video isn’t about Toronto, but I’m prepping for my first ever undergrad lecture tomorrow (!!!), for a class I’m TAing, and this is one of the videos I’m showing to give an idea of how hip-hop is being used around the world to help build communities.
I’ve finally uploaded my students’ compositions at http://myrtlesmusicroom.com/studentcompositions! More to come so check back every once in a while. You can also click play in the SoundCloud widget… Read more “Student Compositions”
This one’s going to be a combined log from yesterday’s session and today’s. I was thinking that I needed to record myself in order to hear myself… Read more “Practicing to Perform – Log #2”