Category Archives: Music Knowledge

Viva La Opera!!

I attended an opera recently and the demographics of the audience’s average age was about 75 years old. Not that there’s anything wrong with that, but we need to educate our young about the joys and beauty of opera. 

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Morten Lauridsen – Get to Know Him

On Sunday March 16th, I was lucky enough to nab a seat in Disney Hall to listen to a whole concert of Morten Lauridsen’s gorgeous choral music. The concert was a tribute to the composer and his volume of choral … Continue reading

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The Music of St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is one of my favorite holidays because I love the sound of Celtic music sonorities. Every year this holiday gives me a good “excuse” to teach my young Cornerstone Music Conservatory students the joy of the rhythms … Continue reading

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Cellos on Airplanes

Did you know that if one takes a cello on a plane, one must pay for an extra seat for the cello?  The cello actually then is entitled to bring one piece of stored luggage and one smaller under the seat … Continue reading

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