Tag: piano

  • Piano Studio

    I moved around the furniture in my studio this weekend.  I’m liking the new arrangement.  Now when student arrive early, they can get warmed up on the keyboard before their lessons.

  • Conference Fun

    Last week, I attended the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy (NCKP) — an awesome conference for piano teachers that takes place in Lombard, Illinois (which is about 30-minutes west of Chicago).  Here is a photo of me with my 3 roommates (including my cousin and a friend from grad school) plus a new friend from […]

  • Recital Fun

    My student’s Spring Recital was today at the library!  They did a great job.

  • Piano Teaching Studio Tour

    Today I’m proud to take you on the penny tour… 🙂 My husband and I feel so blessed to have found this adorable old house to rent.  Follow me up the front stairs towards the porch, and you’ll pass this pot of pansies – my favorite!  I bought them on clearance at Wal-Mart for a […]

  • My Piano Purchase

    It’s been awhile since I’ve updated this photo blog, and a lot has happened!  Paul and I graduated with our master’s degrees, and have freshly become Ohioans.  There are a lot of photos I didn’t put up in the meantime but rather than go back and do those, I’m jumping onward to the present.  Here’s […]

  • “Childhood Favorites” Recital

    On campus, we held a fun little “Childhood Favorites” Recital as a collegiate chapter Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) event. Here is the piano. Paul helps with set-up and demonstrates his wild piano-playing abilities (or lack thereof). The performers look ready! This piano grad student starts things off with “Little Indian Lance,” complete with a […]

  • My Grand Keyboard

    Just thought I’d share with you my wonderful new grand keyboard. I found it on Craigslist for $350.  The guy selling it was from Traverse City, but was willing to meet us in Cadillac.  We hauled the 65-pound thing into Burger King (you should have seen the faces of the employees behind the counter), plugged […]

  • My piano student….

    Congrats to my student, E.W., who won the 3-part Invention division of the local Bach Competition earlier this year.  Last Sunday afternoon she performed in the winners recital.  It was her first entry in a piano competition, and she played fabulously!   From Random Pics 2009

  • Student Composition Recital

    On Friday, April 3, a Student Composition Recital was held at my college.  Two of my pieces were performed!   From Random Pics 2009 Here’s my horn solo with French horn accompaniment… From Random Pics 2009 And here’s my ensemble piece, featuring flute, clarinet, horn, violin, cello, and piano.   From Random Pics 2009 My […]