I am very passionate about bringing the joy of music into the lives of the children and adults that I work with. I have been teaching for 50+ years and I hope to continue for a long time.

Ky Duyen N

​The Ladyslipper Waltz was composed by Melody Bober - a Minnesota composer. This piece has been a favorite with our students.

Artist Name - Ky Duyen - Lady Slipper Waltz.m4a

343 Hits

Joe G

​​I like this song because it reminds me of Spain, dancers, and bullfights. When I was learning this it was tricky because of its many different rhythm patterns. I am glad that I learned it pushed me out of my comfort zone and was lots of fun.​

Artist Name - Joe G Flamenco Fire.m4a

356 Hits

Harper M

​I really like this piece since it reminds me of summer.

Artist Name - Harper - Flower Duet.m4a

313 Hits

Brander L

It was a lot of fun creating this piece.  It made me think of all the different possibilities I could put into the piece. It helped me learn what notes between the Right Hand and Left Hand go well together when composing.

Artist Name - Brander - Mountain Climb.m4a
325 Hits

Grant C

​Grant is a ninth grader and has studied flute with me since last September.  He did a beautiful job on the piece.  Enjoy

Artist Name - Grant - Pavane.m4a

347 Hits

Brenya M

Brenya is a senior this year and has studied flute with me for the past seven years.  She has been an excellent student and a joy to work with.  Enjoy her piece.

Artist Name - Brenya Fantasie.m4a
427 Hits

Logan M

Logan really enjoys playing jazz music on his saxophone.  Enjoy

Artist Name - Logan Cheeky Cherry.m4a

316 Hits

Lila R

​Mom and Dad said this piece has the same melody as a piece when they were a child. Lila likes the sound of the staccato notes.

Artist Name - LilaRec.mp3

308 Hits

Anneli O

​Mom and I found this piece in a stack of old music. Mom played it for me and I really liked it so I decided to play for my recital piece this year.

Artist Name - Anneli - Downhill Racer.m4a

328 Hits

Grace A

​I am Grace and I am 9 years old. I like this piece because it makes me think about people playing outside on a windy day and having fun.

Artist Name - Grace Whirlwind.m4a

360 Hits

Our Favorite Composers/Books

  • John Williams
    John Williams has been composing music for movies for such a long time! Many of the students enjoy playing the music from "Star Wars" and "Harry Potter," two of his most loved musical scores.
  • Frederic Chopin
    Chopin is Elizabeth's favorite composer for the piano. In fact, he composed ONLY for the piano. It is no wonder many of her more advanced students enjoy playing his music also!
  • Melody Bober
    Melody Bober is such a popular composer with our students! We think it is because she is from Minnesota. So she knows what Minnesotans like in their music!
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