Christmas in the Castle

I was lucky enough to get to visit Christmas in the Castle with a friend this year. Where is “the Castle”? It’s the Bass Mansion, also known as Brookside, on the campus of the University of St. Francis in my hometown. Come on in! The weather was perfect, which added to the enjoyment. You don’t […]

Piano Lessons as Therapy

Today, a blast from the past, brought to you courtesy of John Jesensky. *** You don’t give piano lessons for as many years as I have without learning a few lessons yourself. When I first began teaching, I assumed all students would be pretty much like myself: dutifully practice their songs in each book each […]