Archive for March 2015

POISE

Poise. It’s a word not often used – but during the past week, I witnessed the self assurance, the calm, grace and dignity of poise on two occasions.  Two young artists I’ve had the privilege to work with graced the stage with the confidence and maturity of seasoned professionals.  Their performances were memorable. On Sunday,…

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PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE

This common joke surfaced in print in the early 1950’s – we’ve all heard it … “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?  Practice … Practice … Practice ….” And from our piano tuner: Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice Practice TUNE. What does it mean to practice?  “To perform (an activity) or…

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