Four Powerful Reasons To Practice

Hi everyone. Some of you have been contacting me wondering the importance of regular practicing. There are many to consider. Below are four reasons to practice your musical instrument. Keep embouchure fit. This applies to wind instrument players. Practicing regularly will keep your mouth/facial muscles in shape and/or taut. This will lower your airiness sound …

How To Provide Musical Inspiration

Hi everyone. Being a musician offers many perks. One of the most rewarding is experiencing the reactions of others. We all know that music is the tool. Read below to find ways on how to provide musical inspiration. Keep your skills current. This goes without saying, but can be easily forgotten. The better your techinical …

Happy Holidays Everyone!

Hi everyone. Wishing all of you a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. No matter what your belief system, be sure to enjoy the festivities. Music plays an important part of everyday life, especially the year-end holiday season. Whether it be spiritual-related or fun-oriented, be sure to take the time to marvel in the magic …

Happy Thanksgiving 2017!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Enjoy this special, festive day of sharing everything from food to friendship. Remember to make music a key feature of your day. Your mind, soul, and body will thank you! Thank you to everyone who takes the time to visit my site. I am grateful for each and every one of you. …

Just A Common Soldier Poem

Hi everyone. It’s important to remember how much our military veterans sacrifice for our freedoms. Veteran’s Day, Remembrance Day, and a variety of other tribute days are upcoming. I believe it is worth sharing a timely poem titled “Just A Common Soldier”. It is written by A. Lawrence Vaincourt. I am sharing this as a …

Why Play Classical Music?

Hi everyone. Some of you have been contacting me asking why classical music is even necessary. Since my musical background began with playing this genre, I thought it appropriate to discuss why playing this centuries-old genre is important. So, here goes… Improves Focus Musicians must stay focused when playing classical music. With all the factors …

Memorable Tom Petty Quotes To Pay Tribute

Hi everyone. As many of you are, I am heartbroken by the death of Tom Petty. He has always been one of my favorites, both music-wise and personality-wise. He was a man of principles, who stood up to the music industry. I believe it is appropriate to share some Tom Petty quotes to pay tribute. …

Wedding Music Playlist

Hi everyone. Some of you have contacted me requesting more information about my classical wedding music playlist and/or library. If you have a favorite, just let me know and we can work something out. My repertoire is far more diverse than what is listed in this post. Compositions I have played include some of the …

Proudly Sharing A Recent Review…

Proudly sharing a recent review from a wedding performance I was honored to participate in: I really wanted a solo flutist for our ceremony and was very happy to find Marie with all her experience. We had multiple phone calls in the months before to finalize the music pieces- we wanted all classical. Marie arrived …