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Is boredom important for creativity?

May 2nd, 2018 by Katherine Moller

  I tend to write most of my music over one or two weeks during the summer.  I have been lucky enough to get residencies through the Fredericton Arts Alliance the past 8 years. So, here is the question.  Why do I write most of my music during these residencies and not the rest of [...]

Motivation to be Motivated

April 9th, 2018 by Katherine Moller

You know the saying “Something Done, Ask a Busy Person To Do It”?  Well, that quote describes me so well!  When I am busy and have lots on the go I am very focused, organized, and able to get a lot done!  If you want to read my tips on how to get a lot [...]

The “Different Folk Live!” Project

March 9th, 2018 by Katherine Moller

I am really pleased that my band Different Folk is finally releasing an album!  We have been performing together for at least ten years now, and have never done more than a demo recording. Because this CD was live, the process was a little different than the way that I usually approach a recording.  We [...]

Practice Thoughts

January 30th, 2018 by Katherine Moller

I have been thinking about practicing quite a lot recently.  It has come up in three ways in my life recently, and I want to share my thoughts with you. I belong to a group of female musicians, and recently one of the members was talking about feeling like a fraud because she was not [...]

Not Keeping Up With the Joneses

January 2nd, 2018 by Katherine Moller

So, I love Pilates!  I have been doing Pilates for probably close to five years now.  I feel good about myself, and am proud of how far I have come!  I feel strong, and I feel healthy.  My teachers are very supportive and are constantly telling me how strong I am, and how advanced I [...]

Check THAT off your list!

December 5th, 2017 by Katherine Moller

They say that if you want a task done, you should give it to a busy person.  I am that person.  I thrive when I have a lot to do and am much more efficient.  If I only have one task to do on any given day, it will probably wait until tomorrow! Through out [...]

Pushing Through Fear and Procrastination

November 1st, 2017 by Katherine Moller

This has been a very big year!  I released a CD of all original music, arranged parts for Symphony NB to back me up for the launch, played several concerts accompanied by a string quartet, offered a free online training on Facebook and launched my online teaching program three different times. These were all things [...]

A House Concert? What’s That?!?

October 4th, 2017 by Katherine Moller

You may have heard about the phenomenon of house concerts. as they are very popular right now with artists.  Over the past couple of years I have played a few of these events and have really enjoyed them! I love the intimate setting and the chance to connect with fans in a way that you can’t in [...]

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the heart and soul of afiddler, the artistry and finesse of a classical violinist.''