Book Cover Design

I thought I’d update everyone on the progress – we are working on book cover designs. Wow! What a hair-pulling experience – it’s so important, and so difficult. Below is one idea – I think I like the basics, I’ll need to add a few music-making pictures to it to really make me fall in love with it though. 🙂

Learn Music With Your Kids!

Yes, it can be done! Using my methods and exercises, you’ll be able to play the recorder with your kids, and even learn to read music. This started several years ago, when our twins were enrolled in a Pre-K program at the elementary school they attend. Their wonderful teacher knew I had played music through high school, and still occasionally picked up my viola – and asked if I could help with something for this group of 5 year olds. Since I hadn’t learned how to say “No” to people…

Getting Started

Getting your child started with music is easier (and more important) than you might realize, for several reasons:   We are wired from birth for music. That’s right, you read it right – hard wired. Think about it, we learn to talk by listening to the sound patterns our parents make, then copying those patterns in pitch, rhythm and inflection. Is music so different? For thousands of years, our ancestors taught family/tribal knowledge by passing it through songs and poems. As far as we have come, we aren’t that different…