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Ponderings

Going for the Easy Win

October 12th, 2018 by Katherine Moller

Discouragement happens.  Sometimes when you get stuck it is hard to get yourself motivated again.  This can be in anything!  Music, business, exercise…  The best piece of advice that I have ever received about how to get unstuck is to go for the easy win. What?  What do you mean go for the easy win? Shouldn’t I [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

News from the “Storm Queen” Project

August 9th, 2017 by Katherine Moller

Things have been moving along with the Storm Queen Project, and I am delighted!   The biggest news is that I have signed on with a publisher!  He will be trying to get my music placed in TV, movies, and anywhere else that may be a fit.  I was very nervous about relinquishing control of [...]

Diversify, Diversify, Diversify

February 1st, 2017 by Katherine Moller

I believe that this is advice given in the financial world…  Well, I would also give this advice in the music world!  This past week I did an interview with a contributing arts writer for Wizzley.com.  As we were talking about my career, we talked about my various interests and skills and what they mean [...]

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