I’m ready!

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear. ~Buddhist proverb. I have been trying to minimize the clutter in my home for as long as I can remember. I’ve read dozens of books on the subject, watch countless hours of television, and made numerous attempts to get rid of unused, unneeded items in my house. […]

Album Review: BEAUTIFUL JOURNEY by Brenda Warren

Music has been a lifelong passion for pianist Brenda Warren, who began studying classical piano at an early age and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Music at San Francisco State University. An accomplished composer, she has written an award nominated musical, scored documentary films, had song placements in film and television, and recorded […]

New singles and sheet music, concert announcement, and MORE!!!

We’re just one short week into the New Year and I already have so much exciting news to share! 1. As many of you know, I created two compositions intended for Seashells in My Pocket that ended up being left off the album. Flamingo Walk and Rainforest Monkeys are crowd favorites, but their lighthearted, humorous […]

Happy New Year!

Although I’m not one to make New Year’s resolutions, I do believe that the end of each calendar year is a good time to reflect on the events of the previous twelve months and set goals for the 365 days ahead. 2018 was an AMAZING year. I attended my very first Whisperings artist gathering in […]

Album Review: Voyager by Lisa Swerdlow

California native Lisa Swerdlow was raised in a musical family and began studying classical piano at the age of six. She turned to composing at the age of sixteen and has performed in a variety of situations, including playing piano in a rock band and touring with an all female salsa band. After an extended […]

Fish Taco Friday: Bajo Sexto Taco

Last weekend I attended the CD Baby DIY Conference at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. After a busy morning of workshops on Friday, I hit the taqueria tucked inside the hotel for lunch. I wasn’t super hungry, so I made a meal of just one Baja fish taco with a side of Mexican street […]

Fish Taco Friday: Javelina Cantina

I am writing this on Thursday evening, at the close of my first day of recording at Piano Haven Studios in Sedona, Arizona. Engineer and recording artist Joe Bongiorno and I worked four hours and recorded sixteen of the twenty-seven new original solo piano pieces/holiday arrangements I have composed in the past year. Tomorrow I […]

Eleven Things I Learned on Tour

My first-ever tour as a performer of original solo piano music is a wrap! Four days, four cities, four concerts–what a whirlwind! Fellow artists Judson Hurd, Marlowe Carruth and I started last Thursday evening with a concert in Marlowe’s beautiful home in Raleigh, North Carolina. It just so happens I lived in Raleigh back in […]

Concert at Yonah Mountain Vineyards

I am delighted to announce that Judson Hurd and I will make one final stop on our July tour. On Sunday, July 15th 2PM-4PM we will play a concert at Yonah Mountain Vineyards in north Georgia. Sit back with a glass of delicious Yonah Mountain Vineyards wine and enjoy a relaxing afternoon of solo piano […]