In my experience teaching music and Irish dance to people of all ages, I see the same excitement and ability to learn in everyone. The rush that comes over us when we learn something new, overcome a personal challenge or experience something we never thought we would - those feelings of pride and feat are universal. Our hearts race, our smiles brighten and our confidence soars.
Growing up with music is an experience many children take for granted. I started playing the harp when I was four, mostly because I was a jealous that my older brother, Connor, started playing the fiddle, and could only name one or two other instruments at the time...but that's another story. This post goes into how I got started as a musician and what fueled my dedication to music and my instruments. Click to read more!