Music Lessons Near Portland, OR

Music Lessons Near Portland, OR

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Warming up will ready you for meatier things to come in your musical making experience! Practice long tones, scales and etudes slowly using lots of air BEFORE playing tunes and songs/pieces.... Read More

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“You know what I like about your opera?” a stage hand at McCaw Hall said to me when I was introduced to the crew during Amelia’s first authorial walkabout there in 2010. Shaking his hand, I was... Read More
When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout. What's going on... Read More
Reading music and playing a musical instrument is a complex activity that comprises motor and multisensory (auditory, visual, and somatosensory) integration in a unique way. Music has also a well-... 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
What's the difference between Irish Gaelic and Scottish Gaelic? Not much, as it turns out: Scottish Gaelic is basically just an older, more conservative form of Irish Gaelic.  The Scots or... Read More