Blog Posts

  • Thank You For The Music
    Thank you for the music, the songs I’m singingThanks for all the joy they’re bringingWho can live without it? I ask in all honestyWhat would life be?Without a song or a dance, what are we?So I say thank you for the musicFor giving it to me Benny Goran Bror Andersson / Bjoern K. Ulvaeus Thank… Read more: Thank You For The Music
  • An Die Musik (To Music)
    Winter recital: An Die Musik (To Music) This German song by Franz Schubert is the inspiration for the student performance to be held in Jan 2023.
  • Returning to Music in Adulthood
    Adults make up about 25% of my students at any given time. For the most part, adult music students are in one of two situations. They played sax or clarinet in middle school and/or high school and are ready to play again. Or they are brand new to playing a musical instrument and now have… Read more: Returning to Music in Adulthood
  • The Next Step in Gear for your horn
    Last week I discussed the basic equipment you need to take care of your saxophone and clarinet. This week, I give you some equipment and tools that will support your playing and take your musical skills to the next level.
  • Sax & Clarinet Starter Gear
    What tools and gear do you need to get a good start on your musical instrument? As someone who has been a musician for more than 50 years, I know a thing or two about the best tools and gear you need to get started playing the clarinet or saxophone.
  • The Art of The Playlist
    Playlists Back in the day, I recorded songs from a vinyl LP onto a cassette tape. Or I’d be listening to the radio and press record when a fave tune came on. In both cases, I was creating a personal playlist; curating a collection of songs that had meaning to me. Nowadays, on Spotify, Apple… Read more: The Art of The Playlist