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...
You and the Horn and the Music

You and the Horn and the Music

A Love Affair to Remember I was late for school on that day in 5th grade when we picked instruments to play, and the only one left to rent was the coolest thing I’d ever seen. Even without hearing its beautiful tones, I was fascinated. I took that oddly shaped...
Seriously Playful

Seriously Playful

Getting Lost Everyone’s had the experience of getting lost while being completely focused on a task. Before you could walk or talk, you had a focus and desire that worked together flawlessly without any narration from your mind. Watch a baby crawling with a...