On Memorial Day Weekend, I had the awesome opportunity to volunteer at an event called "Pianos On Parade". The event included over 60 donated pianos being transformed into pieces of art by local participants - these participants included children, artists and anyone who wanted to paint a piano. It was fun watching these pianos from beginning to end over the 3 day weekend. I captured some fun video clips and put them together with a 5 minute Scott Joplin melody I know you will enjoy! The weekend ended with a 60 piano performance - like an orchestra but will all pianos! Everyone was given sheet music, and all played at the same time. I had the opportunity to hand the video camera over to Continue Reading
Spring is in the Air!
Spring Cleaning Time! Is your piano needing some attention? Time to dust it off and get your fingers moving with these Spring and Easter Songs! As you might already know, or remember, I had been putting together bundles of songs called "Songs for Jacob" throughout the past couple years. These song bundles started out as fund raising efforts to help my son Jacob recover from cancer. Now they are offered in his memory and are funding a non-profit project that teaches people how to add organic raw foods into their diets. Here are the song titles included in this bundle - as always, each title comes complete with step by step videos and sheet music. Morning Has Continue Reading
Happy St Patricks Day!
Here's a fun song for you to learn and enjoy playing all year! It's simple, fun and gives you a break from your normal lesson material! This song, The Irish Folk Song is a world loved melody that gets stuck in your head all day! :-) Follow this link to where you can watch the step by step videos and download the sheet music! http://www.iplayerhd.com/player/irish Enjoy! And....if you haven't received your free membership to my entire course yet, please visit the Free Lesson tab above to find out more and sign up! Continue Reading
10 Questions to Determine Value of Course
While searching for online piano lessons, you are probably not thinking about the questions you should be asking. I put together 10 of the most important questions for you to be asking to determine the value of the online program you might be considering. All questions are answered objectively to give you the freedom to make a decision on your own as you explore different online lesson programs. Below are the 10 questions you might not be asking, but should be asking.. Continue Reading
Our Valentine’s Date….
I managed to talk my husband into doing a piano lesson date for Valentine's Day - online! We ended up having an awesome live broadcast and my husband actually learned Love Me Tender in under an hour! The replay is below so enjoy it! - If you want to skip to the second video, you will see my husband playing Love Me Tender after about a 35 minute lesson. :) Print Sheet Music (You can do this even if you can't read the sheet music yet, I promise!) And.... here is my husband playing the entire song from start to finish! Continue Reading
Happy Birthday, Lisa! – Jan 20th 6:30PM – PST
Meet here at the above time and learn how to play the Happy Birthday song with Lisa - on her birthday! Continue Reading