A few years ago, we began choosing a Student of the Year for the month of December–a student who had been with us a long time, has great character, has shown commitment to their musical studies, and is a graduating
It’s Show Time!
It’s show time! On November 19 and 20, we will be hosting our fall recitals, and we are very excited! All the KCRB teaches love seeing our students share their music and be celebrated for all they have learned. The
Fall Recital Dates Announced!
The start of the school year is upon us and I hope all our school-aged students have a wonderful first few weeks of class! We have finalized our Fall Recital dates; please add them to your calendar: November 19 &
Practice the Performance – Record Yourself!
Hello KCRB students! Our Spring Recitals are just over a week away and I’m very excited to see the students perform. Recitals are a hugely rewarding part of our job as music teachers—watching our students show how much they
Progress over Perfection
Hello KCRB students! A mindset I hope to instill in all of my students is progress over perfection. I have fought against perfectionism much of my life, and it really sucks the joy out of music! It also robs a musician of celebrating
December 2020 – Hellos and Goodbyes!
Saying Goodbye, Saying Hello! It is with a sad heart that we announce one of our long-time piano teachers, Sara Jenkins, is stepping down from teaching at KCRB at the end of December. Sara is wanting more family time during this season of life, but
Happy Fall, KCRB family! First off – Congratulation to all the students that participated in the Fall Recital—AMAZING JOB! We are so proud of every one of you! The weather was surprisingly warm (I got a
Fall Recital’s around the corner and welcome our newest teacher Ryan Sieh!
Welcome the newest KCRB Teacher – Ryan Sieh We are excited to have Ryan Sieh joining KCRB to teach voice (singing)! Ryan is a phenomenal vocalist and teacher who got his start singing with his mom, who traveled and performed
Is Your Equipment Holding You Back? – Guitar Focus
It can be a challenge for new musicians to decide how much to spend on their first instrument—should they go higher-end to get a quality instrument and sound better right away? Or spend less since they are just getting started? There isn’t
Try Something New!
Hello KCRB music community! I hope this newsletter finds you well. Now that we’ve switched all of our lessons online, I’ve only seen our students and other teachers via video chat for the last six weeks. I’m thankful we have the technology