Officially Fall in Boston

Believe it or not apple picking season is winding down and the corn mazes only have a few weekends left. Even though we are approaching the end of October it only recently began to feel like fall. I’m still waiting for a series of crisp fall sweater weather days. In …

Music Education: Yamaha Music School of Boston

Music education, just like sports, is less about becoming a professional musician and more about the process and skills that we learn along the way. If the path leads to becoming a professional that’s wonderful but not the outcome for everyone. My children studied for several years at Yamaha Music …

Forget Flowers For Recital Season: Give Inspiration

Recital season is exciting and maybe a little stressful. Butterflies are pinned into hair and fluttering in stomachs. The tradition is to bring a dancer flowers after the show, but this year I recommend you try something different. A pair of tickets to the ballet. Whatever style your young performer …

Soccer to Stage

Humans are really good at pre-judging. We can’t help ourselves. We box ourselves in and others out. “I’m not really a theatre person.” he’ll say. “I’m more of a sports person.” she’ll say. I know some of us are more willing to embrace the arts than others, but I truly …