On the Road to Excellence – Our Journey to the Baltimore MTNA Conference

A couple weeks ago in March, I was fortunate to attend a music teachers’ conference in Baltimore, MD. I drove down with another colleague, Liz Craig, and we had a fantastic 4 days of learning and networking, plus an extra day exploring Washington, DC. Below is our post about our experience: http://www.lizcraig.ca/single-post/2017/04/05/On-the-Road-to-Excellence-–-Our-Journey-to-the-Baltimore-MTNA-Conference  

Making an IMPRESSION: Summer Sizzle 2015

Last weekend, I had the privilege of attending Summer Sizzle, a piano pedagogy symposium, hosted by the Canadian National Conservatory of Music, in the rural, beautiful community of Mount Forest, ON.  If you’ve never heard of the conservatory, or the town, don’t worry. This was all new to me too. The Canadian National Conservatory ofContinue reading “Making an IMPRESSION: Summer Sizzle 2015”

Music in Toronto vs Vancouver

Hello everyone! I realize its been a while since the last post. I’ve moved to Toronto and applied to as many piano teaching jobs as I could. Before I arrived in Toronto, I had one reply – they would put my resume on file 😦 Anyway, it did take much patience but finally my weekContinue reading “Music in Toronto vs Vancouver”

Ancient Instruments

If you are lucky enough to visit Vienna, Austria, you MUST see the Kunsthistorisches Museum (the Museum of Art History).  Not only does it house famous paintings by Raphael, Rembrandt, Brueghel, an impressive collection of arms and armour, Egyptian artifacts, and many more, it has an absolutely amazing collection of Ancient Musical Instruments! This isContinue reading “Ancient Instruments”