Monthly Archives: July 2013

Issue 94: Composition, Satie-Style

MusicTeacher     ‏@DailyMusicQuote 17 May        “Before I compose a piece, I walk around it several times, accompanied by myself.”” ~ Erik Satie, born on this day in 1866. That’s an interesting idea! Satie is most famous for the Gymnopedies and … Continue reading

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Issue 94: Let’s start from the beginning

MusicTeacher     ‏@DailyMusicQuote 12 Oct 10 “If children are not introduced to music at an early age, I believe something fundamental is actually being taken from them.” ~ L. Pavarotti MusicTeacher     ‏@DailyMusicQuote 24 May  “I can only think of music as … Continue reading

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Issue 94: What is a teacher?

MusicTeacher     ‏@DailyMusicQuote 26 Jul 11 “A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.” ~Thomas Carruthers I have reached this place with a couple of students this term; they have travelled as far as they want to go and are … Continue reading

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