Music Skills

4 skills to success

When I was a kid I was scared to death! Scared to death of people of critisizing or rejecting my own performance. In my high school jazz band I played Tenor Saxaphone, and we played the tune, "Respect" by Aretha Franklin. As you all know, "Respect" has this killer sax solo. And of course yours […] Read More

double your reading skills

Mr Roland! I need you to get up and give me that magazine now! Okay. Okay! I grumbled. In my high school chemistry class for some reason I always seemed to finish my work at least 15 minutes early. I'm not a nerd I got a C grade at the end of the semester. In […] Read More

8 Steps to Musical Genius

lil mozart

The movie is about one of the great composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. It won best picture in 1985 plus many other awards. It wasn't until when I was teenager in the 90's was the first time I saw it. What an awesome movie. Mozart is considered one of histories great composers next to Bach and […] Read More

9 Skills of Musical Awesomeness

Let's jump in Doc Brown's DeLorean time machine and go back to the past... In the year 2000, when I started teaching music I didn't have a guideline on what to teach. I didn't have a bachelors degree in education and as of today I still don't have one. Now, 15 plus successful years later […] Read More