Notes for students/parents of students to read.

Re-opening Physical studio

Hello Everybody! The school holidays [Winter break] have just begun here in New Zealand. As we are now at alert level 1 and things are returning to a new normal, I am pleased to announce that I will reopen my physical studio with the beginning of the new school term. Working with my current students [...]

More COVID19 planning

While Italy is singing from the rooftops and others are behind the piano, New Zealand is preparing for lockdown as of midnight tonight, Wednesday. I am pasting below the email i sent to all of you re continuing piano lessons. Hello all- I am writing this as a group email as things are happening way [...]

COVID19 response plan

I am very much looking forward to seeing you all tomorrow but wanted to put this in writing so we’re all on the same page. The Novel Corona Virus, COVID19, is here. I want to keep seeing you all for lessons face-to-face for as long as possible to keep things normal. If we have to [...]

Periscoping again

Come with your questions! I will be periscoping at 8pm NZ time. I will be talking about the Inner Musician improvisation programme. This is how we star piano for life. Come and check it out in this virtual introduction! You can clik this link to find me on periscope and hopefully catch the live broadcast. [...]

Being Rough On The Blues

Folk Music is the music of the people open to interpretation. Classical music - supposedly serious music - is where the composers write down exactly what to play and they mean it. I have my feet in two camps - I am a folk musician and attempting to be a classical one. Simply Music curriculum [...]