Inspiration

Music and the Bridges it Builds

My earliest memories involve music. My mother would sing I've Got a Crush on You to me as a very young child. Most of my closest friends came to me through music. I met my wife because of music. When our children came into the world, music was playing in the delivery room. Music has been [...]

Finding your Place in the Performing Arts

Some kids are naturals, born for the stage. You’ve seen them before. Little or no training and singing and dancing like pros. For some, performing does not come that easy, if they can do it all. I know a student that struggled to find his place not only in the music room, but in any [...]

7 Tips for Making Every Day a Musical Day

Any parent who’s been attending Kindermusik classes for even a short period of time quickly realizes just how enjoyable and powerful singing, dancing, playing, exploring, and making music can be - not just for their child, but also for them!  It’s no surprise then, that Kindermusik Educators are often asked for ideas about how to [...]

Amber Galloway Gallego – Sign Language Rock Star

Have you ever been to an event that had an interpreter for the hearing impaired? You can find them in a wide variety of places: commencements, lectures, even broadway plays. These folks are specially trained in programs all across the country. For quite a long time, one could attend the Juilliard Interpreter Training program, specifically [...]

Love and Music: A Magical Connection

"It is the special province of music to move the heart."Johann Sebastian Bach I've said it before: music is magic. It's the strangest thing...something you can't physically touch can have such a tremendous impact on your emotional state. And it's pervasive. Marketing folks and film producers know this magic. They effectively use music to tug [...]