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A Change is Good, and So Is a Rest

July 11th, 2018 by Katherine Moller

They say that a change is as good as a rest…  This summer I am hoping to do a bit of both!  I always take a break from my teaching schedule during the summer, but my performance schedule usually fills up. During the school year my teaching occupies most of my time.  I do still manage [...]

Is there Progress after Plateau?

June 5th, 2018 by Katherine Moller

Over the years I have taught many adults; a question that is often posed to me is: “Is it worth it for me to continue with this, or am I just wasting my time and yours?” First of all, if you are working hard and practicing at home, you are never wasting your teacher’s time.  [...]

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 [...]

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''Celtic fiddle with a classical twist:
the heart and soul of afiddler, the artistry and finesse of a classical violinist.''