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Thank You, MoASTA

On Thursday, January 28, at the Missouri State Chapter of American String Teachers Association Awards Luncheon I was honored with the Outstanding Studio Educator 2016 award. Thank you to all those who selected me as worthy of this award. Most … Continue reading

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Can a Tuning Fork Go Flat?

Can a tuning fork go flat? If you would have asked me this question years ago I would have a different answer than now. When I was in college, I carried an A-440 tuning fork with me wherever I went. … Continue reading

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Importance of Cello Lessons

Now that we are in the last two months of the calendar year and school has been in session for a while, some students are getting encouragement by their school orchestra teachers to take private lessons. Parents may wonder why … Continue reading

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“Practice Makes Perfect” Is a Lie

Before I graduated from college, my cello teacher Robert Luke told me, “‘Practice makes perfect’ is a lie. Practice makes experience.” I have carried this with me since and I have shared it with my students. Performance is often imperfect. … Continue reading

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Hire Live Musicians

Have a wedding coming up? Have a party? Any other special event? Hire the Landolfi String Quartet. Continue reading

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