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Summer class

I’ve been asked to teach a music appreciation/improvisation class this summer at a camp for gifted students. I can’t wait! This should be so much fun. The biggest challenge is that some of the students may know very little music, … Continue reading

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“The Improvising Flutist” Webinars

Hello everyone! Great news! I will soon be offering a series of free webinars about improving your technique, sound, musicality, and listening skills through incorporating improvisation in your practice routine. Especially geared for flutists, but definitely open to all instruments! … Continue reading

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MSU CMS Band Camp 2014

I taught musical improvisation to over 150 kids the week of July 14-18, 2014. It was a challenge teaching so many children, but it was a lot of fun! We worked on soundpainting, call and response, body percussion, rhythm, and … Continue reading

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What’s Next?

Hello again! So… I will be graduating in three weeks! This means that I am faced with the question: what do I do with myself? Don’t get me wrong; I’ll have plenty to keep me busy with a new full-time … Continue reading

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I’ll be back soon!

Hey everyone! I’ve been away since grad school has been so busy! After I graduate next month, I will resume adding to this blog. I am very excited and have some fun ideas which include more interviews and videos. Stay … Continue reading

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New ideas for this blog…

Hey everyone! I have a great idea for this blog that I think will really add to it… I want to start creating videos to post, such as solo improvisations and ensemble improvisations. I would love to create my own … Continue reading

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I’m back!

Hi Everyone! Sorry I have been gone for so long, but I’m back now! As always, there is plenty of interesting material to be found in the world of improvisation and I’m happy to share a couple with you now! … Continue reading

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NPR: Hilary Hahn’s 27 pieces

Hilary Hahn is a grammy-award winning violinist who has commissioned 27 new short encores. I think it’s great that she’s exposing her audiences to new repertoire by living composers. Read about it and listen to some excerpts here.

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