Today, I want to repost (in large part) the text from a podcast that I frequent, the Piano Parent Podcast by Shelly Davis. http://www.pianoparentpodcast.com/139-2/ I know that Spring is a busy time for all of us – sports, graduations, weddings, and end of school events abound – and yet a culminating Spring Piano is important. […]
Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect. Vince Lombardi Ahhh, all of those words of wisdom about practice! Practice is defined as follows: Prac·tice /ˈpraktəs/verb perform (an activity) or exercise (a skill) repeatedly or regularly in order to improve or maintain one’s proficiency. carry out or perform (a particular activity, method, or […]
What: Christmas Piano Recital @ Floyd Piano Studios When: December 20 @ 6:30 Where: Brighton Nazarene Church Why: Let’s Celebrate Christmas!
On Monday, I heard this: “Get out of your own way!” My own way that’s what it is! It is me that is stopping me. It is me that speaks doubt into my own heart, even as I encourage others. It is me that tells myself, “You aren’t good enough. You know you […]
I just love it when I discover that I’ve doing something that really has a ‘fancy-schmancy’ name. Somehow, I feel validated…dare I say, important? What I’m talking about is called the “Self-Determination Theory.” It was coined by two psychologists, Richard Ryan and Edward Deci. I promise not to toss a bunch of esoteric psycho-theory […]
So you are not a musical parent? No worries. As a parent, are you overwhelmed with all the things I might take for granted of you along the way? I understand. As time passes, you’ll become an expert at supporting your child’s music education. But, until then, here are 10 absolute basics to keep in […]
This is video so fun! One of our parents, Scott Christopher, owner of Buzztop Studios, compiled photos/video footage with the professional audio captured at the recital. Look at those smiles!
Merry Christmas! Santa (a.k.a. Tyler Floyd, proprietor and audio engineer at Summit House Studios) secretly set up equipment, recorded and posted a recording of your child on Bandcamp.com. Tyler is a recent Audio Engineering graduate, alumni of Floyd Piano Studio, and a wearer of many musical “hats”. He is establishing his mobile recording studio here in […]