Today is the last day of March, which means the last day of " Music in our Schools month. " But it is not the end of music advocacy... that will always happen from teachers, parents, administrators, and students! I have so enjoyed reading the comments of my students throughout March and I hope you… Continue reading Music Inspires Everyday
Sitting in my classroom reading all the beautiful comments of my students on why music is important to them and why they want it to remain in the schools, and I am overwhelmed! They took their time to write from their heart and they are inspiring me!!!! I talk to my students about playing from… Continue reading Music Inspires- Day 4
This week has been so much fun for me!!! I have loved having guest musicians come to the classes and perform and talk with my students! I can tell that many students have been inspired by the guests and hopefully that will continue to help propel them in their journey in orchestra. So why is… Continue reading “Music Inspires” Day 3
I was looking through my Facebook yesterday trying to find a particular picture and I stumbled across this sweet little note that I received in 2015 from one of my students! Isn't that the nicest?!!! Being a teacher is very rewarding, but it is definitely a hard job! Notes like these and kind comments from… Continue reading “Music Inspires” Day 2
A GLIMPSE INTO WHERE I SPEND MY DAYS- WELCOME TO MY ORCHESTRA ROOM!!! I love to do things out of the box! I want my students to always be passionate and excited about their learning! I also strive to inspire them every day in my teaching style, as well as, just being my passionate music… Continue reading “Music Inspires!” Day 1 of Music in Our Schools
Happy Sunday, Ya'll!!! Hope you are all having a fantastic day! Sundays are for worshiping Jesus, cuddling, relaxing, eating really well, farmer's markets or walks, and lounging around in your most comfy pants and tees! Looking for some cute tees... take a look at these tees... here or here And Sundays are for inspiration... Enjoy!… Continue reading Sunday Funday!!!!
Blast from the past!!! Fine Arts Festival National Competition with my Worship Team! It's that time again... Northern Missouri Fine Arts!!! Dave and I look forward to this time every year. The opportunity to Evaluate so many talented kids each year, giving them tips on how they can improve their God given talents and reminiscing… Continue reading Columbia for a day!
March is Music in Our Schools month! This is a time when music teachers around the world showcase their talented students, ask students to speak up about how the arts have impacted their lives, and teachers advocate to parents, other teachers, district superintendents, and principals. As a music teacher, I understand the importance of advocating… Continue reading Music in Our Schools
There are so many times that I think how great I have it being with my hubby, but I don't talk about it as much as I should. I really have a great guy! He is supportive, encouraging, fun, intelligent, compassionate, hilarious, and so much more. I am really proud of him... He is… Continue reading Working Hard for the Money
Teaching and playing music is my passion and my life. I began my love of music early on. My mom plays violin and piano, and my dad plays piano, and used to play trumpet. I remember many nights of falling asleep to my dad playing piano and I went to many many orchestra concerts of… Continue reading Teaching, Crafting and Relaxing!