Screw your avocado toast!!! Did I start off too strong? Okay, let’s dial it back. Sorry, I get very inappropriate when I’m excited about something. I’ve been eating more hummus lately because it’s delicious and easy to make. Also, when I buy a jar of tahini I usually never finish it up before it expires […]
My kid has acquired a total of FOUR reading logs this summer. I’m not complaining. I’m excited he’s reading chapter books now. I also like it because it gives me an opportunity to sit down and read a book myself. Surprisingly, I struggle at this. If Aiden does a quiet activity I always feel like doing […]
Rest in Peace, Mr. Bowie.
This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before. –Leonard Bernstein These words were written by Mr. Bernstein after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, but after every devastating event that happened in the last few days I think we can all try to live […]
To send light into the darkness of men’s hearts – such is the duty of the artist. – Robert Schumann
Do you know the dance moves to this piece? Just kidding, I’m talking about this song. (I love classical memes, by the way.) Happy Friday! Enjoy your weekend!
I’m sorry guys and gals, I haven’t updated the blog since February. Life is like a box of chocolates, am I right? So what have I been up to? Welllllll… I originally planned to tell you more about the musical side of my life and I failed to do that. So here’s a short rundown […]
Here’s a handy list of gifts you could get for your family member or friend who’s a musician. If none of these seem good enough, you can get these for me you can’t beat a gift card to their favorite music store. 1.) Mechanical Music Box Set, $22, Uncommon Goods 2.) Really Big Pianist, $22, […]
Here are a few things that I found interesting while browsing around: – The Yaybahar, an acoustic instrument I’ve never seen before. – Art Project by the Google Cultural Institute features high quality images of all the artwork featured in many musuems around the world. This is marvelous! – The Positive Emotional Impact of Sad […]
Overtone singing Quoting Wikipedia (this isn’t a college essay, get off my back), “overtone singing” is “a type of singing in which the singer manipulates the resonances (or formants) created as air travels from the lungs, past the vocal folds, and out of the lips to produce a melody. This resonant tuning allows the singer […]