“I want a Golden Goose Daddy”

Waiting for your Golden Goose You may be asking yourself as a pianist, teacher or student…. what does waiting around for good technique, playing endless Hanon exercises and Chopin etudes have to do with Golden Geese? It’s really quite simple in my mind, just ask Willy Wonka Golden Geese are special creatures. They require aContinue reading ““I want a Golden Goose Daddy””

Dracula and Injury avoidance…. is your technique a Pain in the Neck?

“No Pain No Gain” is a motivating phrase to your average vampire. It’s just an occupational hazard that the pain is someone else’s problem. For a pianist, “No pain no Gain” should NOT BE an occupational hazard… EVER! We all know that pain is never a good sign when we are practicing, right? Did youContinue reading “Dracula and Injury avoidance…. is your technique a Pain in the Neck?”

How to play “Angels we have heard on high”

Oh Joy! My new 2015 Christmas C.d. is FINALLY done! I am so pleased with how it turned out, and appreciate literally the hundreds of kind comments I have received from all of you. I forgot how much I missed composing and performing, and I plan to keep at it from now on. I hopeContinue reading “How to play “Angels we have heard on high””