Hello and welcome to blog 2 of: ‘Some Thoughts On The Goings On In My Music World November/December 2014’. I’m all about the catchy titles, me. 2. CHOIR I work with a cross-community primary choir comprising two schools in North Belfast. I have worked with these schools, and others in the vincinity for over three … More Sing A New Song? – (We can but try).
Happy New Year one and all. I hope 2015 is good to us. I fell off the blog wagon entirely towards the end of last year; busy with stuff etc. It’s probably folly to think that a post on the first day of the new year will result in a successful ‘Start As You Mean … More Just Do It…..(I spend a lot of time talking about what I love to do).
Chances are the end of that title sentence jarred a bit with you. It does with me. Exam preparation and competitions, however, are part of my work as a music professional. They are by no means the corner stone but they are there and they serve a purpose. At times they take centre stage – … More Exploring, Learning, Creating, Performing, Competing and Testing in Music.
Most teachers will offer a complimentary lesson to begin with. It’s a chance for student and teacher to see if they think they would work well together. No-one knows your child like you do and therefore you’re best placed, (well joint best – alongside your child), to make a call on a teachers suitability. As … More Things To Think of When Thinking of Teachers….
Welcome. I have it seems, gone the way of others and decided to enter the fray (blog sphere!). Having recently had my second child, I know beyond all doubt that there will never be a good time, or a better time to do this. Because there will never be enough time. There are just the … More ‘Give Up Yourself Unto The Moment…’