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Life of an Editor: Thoughts on MTNA, Part 2

So here’s my report on MTNA 2019. Some of the sentiments I expressed in my last post were true once again, and the utopian nature of the conference reached some new highs. A lot of this had to do with the gorgeous Fazioli concert grand piano in a booth right next to Hal Leonard, which […]

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Life of an Editor: Thoughts on MTNA, Part 1

Tomorrow I will fly out to Spokane, Washington to attend the MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) conference with some work colleagues. Many of you reading this blog may know of MTNA, may be a member, and may even be attending this conference. If so, awesome! If you want to say hi, come visit the Hal […]

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My 5 Favorite Piano Rags

I don’t know about you, but I played a lot of rags growing up. I had a complete Scott Joplin collection and some auxiliary mixed-composer collections, and spent endless hours sightreading until my left hand ached from all the bass leaps. It was always a nice change of pace from Beethoven sonatas. The pieces tended […]

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