Forget math tutoring and after-school enrichment classes. Actually, you don't have to forget them... just don't let them take the place of music lessons. The latest in a number of articles proving that music feeds not only children's souls, but their growing minds: https://wakeup-world.com/2016/07/25/if-you-want-to-accelerate-brain-development-in-children-teach-them-music/
With the sun shining today, I'm remembering this wedding from earlier this year. Can't wait for the return of beautiful weather, and with it-- wedding season! I love working with so many different people; designing exactly the music they envision. While the orchestral literature is my first love, performing for people at an occasion they'll remember for their entire lives is a different kind of thrill.