My First House Concert 

It's been awhile since I have posted anything to this blog.  My apologies!  The last year has been incredibly busy with a move to a new house and the addition of our third child.  We are finally settling in to…

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In Progress

I think I've settled on the music I want to study this year!  The list is heavily romantic, which I love, but mostly filled with new-to-me pieces.  I started work on the Bach Toccata in C Minor in college, but…

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Amy Beach "Romance" for Violin and Piano

In looking for some new music to work on this year, I stumbled across this piece on youtube.  I have always loved Amy Beach, having become acquainted with her songs for singers in college.  This Romance for Violin and Piano…

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Christmas CD Sale

"O Come, O Come, Emmanuel" is now on sale at CD Baby! Your first CD is $10 and all other copies are only $8 apiece! I hope you enjoy this compilation of some of my favorite Christmas music recorded at…

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Balancing Act

I came across another pianist's blog today: Susan Tomes.  She has a great post illustrating the challenge of balancing "involvement" and "detachment" during a performance.  I laughed at the end because I can so relate!  I remember my piano…

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Inspiration: The President's Piano Series at UW

I just booked two tickets to see Murray Perahia at the University of Washington's Meany Hall in October!  I am so excited to see this piano "great" after having listened to his recordings for many years.  My dad, fellow pianist…

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To School or Not to School?

Though probably not grammatically correct, that is the question I am pondering right now.  Is graduate school in my future?  

I have my bachelor's of music degree in piano performance and have always been intrigued by the prospect of graduate…

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A New Look!

In reassessing my musical priorities and where I want to be in the next 10 years, I've decided it's time for a change.  So to start with, my website has a new look!  I hope you like it!  Also, I…

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