Ode to my mom

Today would have been my mother’s 71st birthday. She passed 4 years ago and not a day goes by that I don’t miss her. Though she never played any instruments, I remember my childhood being filled with music. She’d listen to broadway shows, the Carpenters, Simon and Garfunkel, Cat Stevens, the Moody Blues and she absolutely … More Ode to my mom

Lessons learned

Imagine you’re asked to play the processional tune for a friend’s wedding. You’re honored and excited to do it. You diligently spend an entire week playing only that tune over and over until every note is perfect. After all, this is the most important ceremony of their lives. The wedding day arrives and you play a couple … More Lessons learned