"What's the point of learning how to play the piano if there are so many people who already do it? What are the chances of ever becoming a professional musician anyway?" The more I teach, the more my students continue to surprise me with their strengths, their triumphs, and their ingenuity. Every once in a while, though, I get questions like the one above that really stop me in my tracks. Because it's so serious. Because it's a mark of doubt and possibly hurt. And because it'
If you're a dancer, you know how important rhythmic noises are to keeping count or knowing when to come in. This is especially true when you need to sing and dance at the same time and aren't quite sure what the words are yet. This was definitely indicative of today's rehearsal for Orpheus Musical Theatre Society's upcoming production of A Chorus Line. I'm so excited for the opportunity to brush off my dancing shoes and revisit styles that I've been out of touch with for up t