The Rhythm is Gonna Get You

The Rhythm is Gonna Get You

The Rhythms of Summer Summer’s inherent rhythms remind us that music is not just about melody and harmony but also about the pulse and flow that drive it. This month, the cicada’s song flows like a shimmering river of sound, its crescendo rising in waves....
Cultivating Your Sound

Cultivating Your Sound

Sound Gardening The Sounds of Spring In the last blog, we saw how harnessing the power of imagination and imitation can empower us to become well-rounded musicians who are technically proficient and creatively expressive. But what about the sound? I’m often...
Imitation and Imagination

Imitation and Imagination

The Power of Imitation and Imagination I approach music education with two fundamental elements that are catalysts for unlocking students’ full potential: “Imitation and Imagination.” This approach cultivates a deep understanding and appreciation for...
Carefreeness

Carefreeness

Embracing Carefreeness The idea of not caring might seem counterintuitive in a world that glorifies relentless ambition and tangible results. This world appears laser-focused on outcomes, and we are taught early on that success requires an unwavering dedication to...