Practicing a breach of the peace

Practicing a breach of the peace

One of my violin students, who lives in an apartment complex, has been confiding with me about her difficulties practicing due to an overbearing downstairs neighbor named Earle. She’s a beginning adult player, an engineer who lives with her husband, 3 year old child, and a small dog, and like most of us she struggles to find time to devote to her hobbies and pastimes.  She usually takes out the fiddle on her lunch breaks, and spends most of her lunchtime working on her lessons during the week. Continue reading

Wayne Shorter & Herbie Hancock Pen an Open Letter to the Next Generation of Artists

Wayne Shorter & Herbie Hancock Pen an Open Letter to the Next Generation of Artists

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Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock have been friends for over forty years. In the pursuit of their art, they’ve shattered boundaries previously believed unbreakable, they’ve revolutionized the concept of innovation, and have chosen to make the endeavor of living compassionately and courageously the center of their lives.

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