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Archive for September, 2012

Tips & Tricks: Making it easy to practice!

September 27th, 2012 by Katherine Moller

Often the parents of my students ask me how to get their children to practice more. One parent once said to me “My daughter always plays the piano when she walks by, but rarely picks up her violin unless she is reminded.” One of the best ways to encouraging practice is to make it easy […]

Salad to go

September 17th, 2012 by Katherine Moller

A couple weeks ago I talked about wanting to eat more veggies and reinstating the beer drawer. Step two of this whole system (now that my veggies are visible) is actually using them! Living the busy life of an independent musician, I am rarely home at mealtime! This creates a great challenge with my desire […]

“Time” to practice

September 13th, 2012 by Katherine Moller

Like many of my students, I took some time off over the summer. I was playing a lot of gigs, but was not focusing on practicing. It has been nice to get back into a routine! I have been reading about business and time management and have run into the same idea repeatedly. I have […]

Enjoying the simple pleasures in life

September 4th, 2012 by Katherine Moller

As any of you who know me personally are aware, I am happiest when I am busy! Likely that is why I have chosen the lifestyle of a self-employed musician! I accomplish more, stay more focused, eat better, and just generally enjoy life when I am busy! Having said all of that, the past couple […]

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