I am thrilled to share that Music Education Works has published my recent article, “Are We Producing Anxious Students?” The article discusses practical approaches to teaching young music students who are struggling with mental health and our need, as teachers, to adapt to a changing environment.
Lately, I have been thinking a great deal about what motivates me as a teacher. Am I getting the right message across to my students, and am I helping them learn practical skills that will benefit them as musicians? Sometimes, I find myself getting caught up in the time frame in which things are getting […]
Lately, I have been spending a lot of time reflecting on the importance of the relationships we build, specifically the bond that forms between teacher and student. This year has brought many changes, both personally and professionally. I have had the great pleasure of watching one of my own students begin her teaching career and […]
Just a quick note to all of the students who played in the Recital on Sunday. I want to Congratulate you all on your playing and thank the parents for encouraging and supporting the students! I think this may have been the best year yet, and I am looking forward to working with all of […]