The Arts ARE Academic – A Difficult Conversation with My Principal

I am the music teacher where my daughter, Chloe, goes to school, and most days I wouldn’t have it any other way. I love my school. I think we do things right most of the time. I completely trust that my daughter is in the hands of people who will do […]

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Relational Capital – How Much Do You Have?

Relational Capital – How Much Do You Have?
In my last post I mentioned that I was at a business conference, Mega Partnering. Well, I’ve been back for about a week and since the jet-lag is now behind me I am itching to share with you what I learned.

I had the […]

By |December 13th, 2012|Featured|2 Comments

What if Singing was Like Reading?

What if Singing was Like Reading?
I recently came across an article on the BBC website claiming that everyone has the ability to sing, even those who claim to be tone deaf. This surprised me and I wanted to dig deeper, because some statistics claim that up to 70% of the […]

By |December 6th, 2012|Featured|8 Comments

Lisa Interviews Juno Nominee Peter Katz

Lisa Interviews Juno Nominee Peter Katz
As I mentioned last week, I have known Peter Katz since 2008, but I never had the chance to really talk to him in depth about his experiences as a musician. I thought that I would do it in an interview format so I could […]

By |December 3rd, 2012|Featured|4 Comments

They Text, They Tweet, But Can They Communicate?

They Text, They Tweet, But Can They Communicate?
So I was out for coffee with a good friend of mine last week at a local Starbucks having a celebratory latte over my new book and in they walk. It was a group of girls who must have been about 15 years […]

By |November 15th, 2012|Featured|0 Comments

The Artistic Edge is now a Book!

The Artistic Edge is now a Book!
Well the summer has come and gone and I feel like I’ve been locked in my office with my laptop for months. It’s finally time to emerge and announce that my book, The Artistic Edge: 7 Skills Children Need to Succeed in an Increasingly […]

By |November 1st, 2012|Featured|0 Comments

Learning How To Learn From The Masters: Lisa Phillips Interviews Michael Brandwein

Learning How To Learn From The Masters: Lisa Phillips Interviews Michael Brandwein
Lisa: Thank you so much for joining me Michael! I’m going to jump right in with the first question. Can you tell me about your experiences in theatre? I understand you have a background at The Second City.

Michael: Yes! […]

By |May 8th, 2012|Featured|1 Comment