What White Musicians can do to heal the Racial Divide in America

If musicians are healers, then equity and justice should matter to us. Because -Teaching requires trying to respect and understand all students. – Playing music goes hand in hand with respecting the culture it comes from -Music should aspire to express love towards ourselves and others. As Michelle Obama said, it’s up to everyone… to Read more about What White Musicians can do to heal the Racial Divide in America[…]

Shooby Taylor: What Artists/Teachers can learn from his legacy

Shooby Taylor inspires me. Not only do I love his music, but I respect what he went through to make his music. Any artist or teacher today can learn from the example of Shooby Taylor. This video, containing a collection of his performances originally overdubbed on cassette tape, is cued up to 'Take a Closer Read more about Shooby Taylor: What Artists/Teachers can learn from his legacy[…]

Financial Survival Guide for Musicians, Freelancers, & Creatives

If you are facing economic uncertainty, follow my tips on How to Sell & Offer your services so you can pivot and survive.   Watch the video, listen to the Podcast episode, or read the article below.   For musicians and music teachers who want to take your business online,  find links to resources at Read more about Financial Survival Guide for Musicians, Freelancers, & Creatives[…]

How to Flip your Classroom and Really Teach Online

If you could get better results teaching online while working less, would you? // I’ve been teaching online successfully since 2008.  In this post, I'll share how you can do it too. Flip Your Classroom Use MEDIA to present information to students Use more asynchronous check-ins and less big block lesson times Forums, content libraries, Read more about How to Flip your Classroom and Really Teach Online[…]