I'm teaching a beginning recorder class at Play Kids at 4pm on Monday Dec. 14th. The class is for kids ages 7-10. We'll learn a song or two, and the basics of learning to play. I'll provide recorders to borrow or purchase. Recorder Class at Play Kids 4-4:30pm 676 Flatbush Ave $12, space is limited, RSVP … Continue reading Pop-up Recorder Class at Play Kids
As most musicians know, it’s important to have a moderately healthy lifestyle –being sick and/or injured is not a good way to make music. I’ve struggled with this since my freshman year of college, when I abruptly stopped exercising and started the college diet of pizza and ramen, and started having issues with hand/wrist pain … Continue reading Yoga for Musicians
Why hello internet, it's been a while, I'm glad you're still here. I'll try to keep in touch better in the coming year. First new recording: Shame for speaking alto flutist by Jesse Diener-Bennett Second, some reflection on the new year. As I was thinking about 2015, I was also (inevitably) thinking about 2014, and … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Let's all take a minute to reflect on how nice and sunny it's been this week in New York. It's so much nicer to practice in the sun and see the blue sky than for everything to look gray. Also, the snow melted and I no longer have to mince my way through all the … Continue reading Spring Updates
I feel like getting too caught up in a job is something that happens to artists and actually almost any young person coming out of college now. Our generation has had it rough, no jobs, what used to be an entry-level job that paid you money (that you could then use for rent and food) … Continue reading How to keep your sanity while working a day job