WHO ARE YOU VOTING FOR?

"So, Kittyko, who are you voting for?" asked an 8-year-old student as she was opening her piano book.

As I prepared an adult-y, neutral non-answer, her slightly older sibling quickly told her that she's not supposed to ask…

A BRUSH WITH FAME

You're never too old (or young) for music. Just ask Merv, a retired businessman who is now learning ukulele with me. 

Merv has done quite a few things for a living. "Have I told you about my brushes with…

WANT TO BE A GENIUS?

I see genius every day, and sometimes I am fortunate to actually witness a student discover her/his genius in any given moment. 

Take "A," for example. 

She takes on challenges and blows through them like autumn leaves…