How to Spread Love Through Music

How to Spread Love Through Music

Spread Love! At Kenya’s Keys, LLC this month, we’re focusing on several ways to spread love through music. Our young ones will be analyzing a different love song during their lessons and our mature musicians can delight in the details of notable musicians...
What About Music Practice?

What About Music Practice?

Question:  How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Answer:  Practice, practice, practice! Here’s the thing about music practice.  See, it doesn’t matter if you have aspirations of playing and singing at family gatherings or if you dream of opening for that big...
Wanna Live Longer?  Take Music Lessons!

Wanna Live Longer? Take Music Lessons!

Studies continually show all kinds of mental and physical benefits are gained in picking up an instrument. I was in 4th grade when I took my first piano lesson.  I wanted to have at least one class with my twin cousins and we all agreed on taking a piano class.  We...
How to Audition for The Voice

How to Audition for The Voice

School is winding down, summer is around the corner, and folks are hopping on planes, trains, and automobiles to make it to their audition. Can you see your voice making the judges turn their chairs around during “blind auditions”? Let me tell you how to...
Teaching is Harder Than Being in the Army

Teaching is Harder Than Being in the Army

After teaching Elementary Music to roughly 800 kids in grades K-5 for 14 years in an urban setting, and after being an enlisted member of the Armed Forces since 2008, I can very easily say that teaching (under the present circumstances)  is harder than being in the...