Reprinted from Google Doodles: Happy 100th birthday to American music icon Leonard Bernstein! The youngest conductor ever to lead the New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, he was also the first U.S. conductor to gain international renown, leading a 1953 performance of ‘Medea’ at La Scala in Milan, Italy's foremost opera house. The son of Russian … Continue reading Google Doodle on Bernstein!
I've been slowly working on my website the past few weeks and decided that I no longer needed a password protected page just for my students. So now, if you follow this link, you will find online exercises, recommended supplies, worksheets, and more for your leisurely perusal. FREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!! //giphy.com/embed/7kn27lnYSAE9O?html5=true via GIPHY
My piano studio is raising money to donate to a local organization called S.T.A.R. or Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response. It's this great organization that provides no cost counseling, support, and legal aid to survivors of sexual violence and also raises awareness of the unique challenges and issues facing survivors. I decided to do this … Continue reading My Piano Studio Is Raising Money for a sexual violence aid and advocacy organization for #ADayWithoutAWoman. Join us!
Renowned tenor, Placido Domingo's opera competition designed to encourage rising young singers, held its final round over the weekend in Verona. Presumably, youweren't there (and neither was I), but never fear, we can watch the entire final round online! For the entire performance and a list of the results, click here (via medicitv). For info … Continue reading Operalia Competition Final Round Available to Stream for free!
New post up. Please check it out at http://invadenola.com/2012/04/music-focus-greg-banks/
Hey everyone! Please check out my new article in InvadeNOLA's newest issue. I'm this month's Music Contributor. You can find it by following the link here.
Piano teachers like popular music too! Check out this article I published over at InvadeNOLA on local artist Julie Odell. She's great!