Allow me to introduce Thomas, our March Student of the Month! Thomas has really stepped up his practicing lately, and has been working hard to improve his note-reading skills. Thomas has been taking piano lessons for one and a half years, and has progressed through two and a half method books in that short time. His favorite part of playing piano is "performing in the recitals, because you get to eat cookies afterwards and you feel good about playing!" Sometimes, playing can
I'm pleased and proud to announce that I'm now a Certified Instructor of the Taubman Approach. This is the culmination of over four years of work, and I'm so excited to have finally completed it! I knew I wanted to pursue certification shortly after beginning my Taubman Approach studies in 2009. (Click here to read more about why I chose to study TA and how it has helped me.) When I began, I was living in Hartford, CT, to be within easier reach of the TA teachers and workshop
We got a nice surprise after the CYO Music Contest - Isabelle was named Outstanding Performer in her room. She received a medal and ribbon, and she was invited to perform the next weekend in the Honors Recital. Here she is with her prizes: And here's a video of her honors recital performance, playing "Cathedral," by Kevin Olson: Congratulations, Isabelle!