Creativity in a Time of Crisis – 5 Reasons Why Creativity Is Important Right Now

The coronavirus pandemic has
brought about countless videos on social media of parody songs, musical
performances and creative uses of time. I don’t know about you, but watching
these videos have brought a sense of joy and laughter into our home during a
time when darkness is the prevailing force.

What do I mean by […]

By |June 16th, 2020|Featured, Uncategorized|2 Comments

That Kid: The 5 Year Journey That Changed A Child Forever

On her first day of kindergarten she literally crawled around on hands and knees, meowing like a cat during our music class. She was that kid. The one everyone in the school knew by name by the second week of school. She was 5 – adorable and spunky – and […]

By |July 25th, 2017|Featured, Uncategorized|1 Comment

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 […]

By |April 30th, 2017|Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A New Year’s Resolution

A New Year’s Resolution
Okay, so how many of you remember this…you are about 12 years old and you are sitting in school and your teacher asks a question to the class. You are pretty sure that you know the answer, but you hesitate. You don’t raise your hand. Something inside […]

By |January 1st, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Holiday Traditions

Holiday Traditions
As the holiday season is upon us, it is a perfect time to reflect on moments in life that have become tradition. One tradition that sticks out in my mind is going to see The National Ballet of Canada’s production of The Nutcracker. I saw the production several times […]

By |December 19th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments