Music & Concert Photos

Katarzyna Marzec-Salwinski and myself, playing Liszt's "Les Preludes" for two pianos, at Ivy Hall, our Fine Art Music Company "Luszt for Liszt" concert-salon

Lesson Tips

To get the most out of your investment in private music lessons, it is crucial to include "musical input" in your every day life. Musical input is simply listening to music! -Listening to... Read More
I hear this earnest comment all the time. Other variations: "I can't carry a tune to save my life!" "I'm a terrible singer but I always wanted to sing." "You don't want to hear me sing!" and "Are... Read More
If the guitar had only one string, it would be quite easy to understand the mechanics of the guitar fretboard. It would be laid out just like a piano, where the further to the right you go, the... Read More
- Do you make sound with your mouth or with your brain? - What myths about breathing have you picked up from your youthful days in church or school choirs that are hindering your ability to sing on... Read More
Nobody wants to spend forever warming up. We all want to get to the good part - singing songs big and loud and gloriously! But warming up is a necessary part of singing, both for the health of your... Read More


"Should I sing in the next voice recital?" I often get asked. The answer is a resounding' "Yes!" Why Sing for my Voice Studio's Recital? There are many benefits! - An Opportunity to Share... Read More
While some people might think that they are naturally good or naturally bad at singing, there are many techniques singers learn to produce their best sound. Singers must spend time practicing various... Read More
The answer to the second part of the question is: the answer to the first part. What I mean is this: People often have a mistaken assumption about what the singer (Christina Aguilera, Kelly... Read More
Over the course of coaching various clients from beginners who have little sense of pitch to advanced singers who lost their sense of direction, creativity and confidence, one thing we singers must... Read More
 Reamping is a creative tool in itself. It just cannot accomplish what some are trying to use it for: To replace recording the amplifier with microphones as the artist plays it live, in real... Read More