Post Category: Career

Motivation Monday: New is not always better

One of the biggest issues I see with emerging musicians is that they are always on quest to learn new material.  The issue?  NEW IS NOT ALWAYS BETTER! This week’s video In this week’s ...

Motivation Monday – Is it time for a mission statement?

In this week’s #motivationmonday I talk about how navigating social media has helped me to get clear on my mission statement. It is easy to get lost in the likes and follows and totally lose track ...

Motivation Monday – 168 Hours, You Have More Time Than You Think

#MotivationMonday.   One of my favorite books of all time, that I reread over and over again is an amazing book by @LauraVanderkam called “168 Hours – You Have More Time Than You Think.& ...

Money Matters: An Interview With Financial Planner and Broadway Percussionist Dave Roth

Money Matters I first conducted this interview back in 2019, before the pandemic attacked our industry.  I almost didn’t repost this in the wake of all that has gone on.  In the end, I think ...

All Keyed up Podcast interview

My friend and former NYSMF alum Ben Kapilow had me as a guest on his new podcast All Keyed Up.  The podcast is all about piano teachers and Ben has curated an amazing group of guests to chat all ...

Motivation Monday – Draw a Straight Line

I wanted to share today about a topic that comes up a LOT.  I have frequently coming across musicians and music students who are frustrated with a lock of progress.  Since I am a known for being the ...

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