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Tempo Matters, a LOT!

Aug 08, 2021

Speed matters..all the time, not only on the highway!

Imagine you get to drive a Ferrari... 30 kms an hour. Gag, right? Or how about a farm tractor with a seeder on the back, as fast as it will go on the autobahn? Either situation sounds awful, right? It's a matter of each vehicle having an essential value and sweet spot that they're intended for and using them in other ways just makes no sense and doesn't work well; music is no different.

Each of the music types that are commonly used in ballet class...

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#23: Exploring Quick 6/8s

Jun 11, 2020

It's spring time here in Calgary, AB, and with that comes gardening and planting!  We decided to mulch in some manure from a local farm to give our soil more nutrition. While we were doing that, we did a lot of digging and exploring in the soil and found lots of worms, bugs, old garbage, big rocks, etc.  It always seems to happen that as you dig into something, you learn more about it, right?

I've been diligently working on the Complete Music Training Course for Ballet Teachers (sign up here to...

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#13: Cast a Vote for Your Best Self.. Explore 6/8 Allegros

Feb 01, 2020

I was listening to a business podcast recently and they were interviewing James Clear, the author of Atomic Habits. That man is seriously brilliant and at least 1 out of every 5 sentences he spoke was quotable, but the one that stuck in my brain the most was this..

Every action you take is like a vote for the kind of person that you want to become. -James Clear (Author of Atomic Habits)

So true, right? And interesting.. When I walk through the grocery store and grab a bag of chips instead of a some...

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