Free Lessons

Pros and cons of medleys

While we may like to pretend otherwise, there are pragmatic aspects to writing music. One of those un-artsy but important things that musicians have to consider is time. For example, a typical piano arrangement written for church these days is in the range of of two minutes. That has changed a lot over the past few […]


Master class takeaways and updates

On Saturday, Faye Lopez and I did our first master class and 100 of you joined us. We were supposed to go two hours and evaluate 8 participants but we ended up at three hours with 9 participants. I kept expecting people to drop off after two hours and some did, but I think there […]