Pianist, Teacher, Arranger, Composer

Pedagogical Piece Playlist
Have you subscribed to my YouTube channel?
Engaging with Students over Holiday Break

Engaging with Students over Holiday Break

We take a three-week break for the holidays in my piano studio. That's a pretty long time not to engage with my students, but the long break allows me to fit in holiday concerts that I enjoy playing for. There were five this year. The day after Christmas, I was...

read more
Two Christmas Duets

Two Christmas Duets

I still remember vividly the first time my piano teacher played a duet with me. I was absolutely wowed by how beautiful the music sounded. It was so much fuller and more sophisticated than the single-line melodies I was able to play as a five-year-old beginner. I...

read more
Creating a Seamless Musical Experience

Creating a Seamless Musical Experience

Has the Carpenter's Christmas Portrait album ever held a spot on your holiday music rotation? I love the way that album progresses seamlessly from one piece to the next with no break. I've always enjoyed concert experiences that work like that, too. In the church...

read more