Emily Fransen and Peggy Fransen in Concert!

My mom and I will be playing our very first concert together this weekend, and we are very excited!  We have inadvertently programmed all Romantic and Contemporary music, and I am personally pretty happy about it.  The concert will feature both duet and solo work, and we hope that you can make it!

Trent Reznor and the Reason Why Traditional Music Lessons Matter

“My grandma pushed me into piano.  I remember when I was 5, I started taking classical lessons.  I liked it, and I felt like I was good at it, and I knew in life that I was supposed to make music.” – Trent Reznor This morning, I woke up feeling groggy and somewhat uninspired, so I …

Combating the Idea of Instant Gratification

In an age where most people have come to expect what they want when they want it, mastering a Classical Instrument has become a bit antiquated.  One of the toughest things to overcome as a teacher is the young student’s idea that everything can be done in a day.  Here is another video from Norman …