I’m on a teaching break until Term 4 starts in the second week of October. Time to nurture my inner child! I’ve been learning a piece of music from an anime movie (more about that later) and it brought back memories of watching beautiful Studio Ghibli movies with my son many years ago. So to … Continue reading BuJo: Chihiro from Spirited Away
Met more Asian creatives on the weekend. The Fam grows ♥️.
I’m very proud of Millie, who has worked with me and grown so much this year. She came to me with some bad habits (resting her thumbs on the wood below the piano keys especially) dodgy counting, and she hated reading bass clef notes – like so many kids! Here she is playing a ragtime … Continue reading Millie plays a ragtime duet
I think my most important role as a piano teacher is to make sure a new student enjoys learning to play. It would be tragic if a child closed the door to the wonderful world of music, because of me! So, maybe you wouldn’t pick me to teach your child if you have plans for … Continue reading Cute duet and a few words about learning music
The Cannon Creek Country Band (CCCB) debuted in hometown KOORALBYN on August 18, 2019! All week, mates had been saying, “I hear you’re playing on Sunday, see you then!” And sure enough, they were here! The sun was shining, people were milling about holding beers, and the front tables all had RESERVED signs on them. … Continue reading CCCB debuts in home town KOORALBYN!
A lovely thing has happened to me. I am meeting creative Asians in Queensland. You know, the ones who didn’t pursue STEM careers. There are a lot of them! I started meeting some on film sets. Then I joined the Asian Creative Network on Facebook, and was invited to write for FORMANT magazine, a brand … Continue reading Growing the fam
I recently interviewed Nicole Krause for Agency888 because (like me) she is on the agency’s books for acting work. What a pleasant surprise to find out that Nicole lives in Canungra, in the Scenic Rim! After the planned interview Nicole told me more about the massive fundraiser for cancer research she’s involved in, Turning Canungra … Continue reading Nicole Krause – Turning Canungra Pink