Creative Musical Musings

Jenny’s Articles Published in National Blog

I submitted two articles to the National Association for Music Education (NaFME) blog. Read about ukulele in schools. And how fiddling increases engagement in the school orchestra. Both articles got published! 🙂 One article talks about trying out ukulele in schools....

Young Students Bring Joy to Assisted Living Residents

When I was growing up, my piano teacher did not offer student recitals. She thought that the nerves students felt when performing were not worth the risk. Yet, public performance offers many benefits to both the audience and the...

Studio Newsletter – Oct. 2023

October has been a great month in the music studio. Students are getting ready for the recital to be held on Saturday, Nov. 19. Sunday, Nov. 19 at 2:00 PM Arbor Terrace, 1000 Central Ave, Highland Park  Enjoy Student Milestones from the past month.Jenny guides...
Why is Music Good for Children?

Why is Music Good for Children?

There are many reasons that music lessons are valuable for children. These benefits can be grouped as emotional, social, and cognitive. Music’s benefits are too big to ignore! Emotional Benefits of Learning Music The emotional benefits of learning music are many....

Is Flexible Fiddling For You?

Is Flexible Fiddling For You?

Recently I decided to learn to fiddle. I wanted to play by ear and improvise. Of course, I had played fiddle tunes off printed music. But I wanted to have more insights into the history and style of this music. And I wanted to pass this music on to my students. I...