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Sicily: Original home of liberal multicultural thinking!

Living in Toronto makes it easy to have a really positive view of multiculturalism, as it really defines this city and the people who live here.  The music scene in particular benefits from the interactions of musicians from different backgrounds…
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A great article on how to practice music

One thing I often observe in my teaching at two colleges and privately:  students don't know how to practice (ok, it's part of the bigger problem: they don't make time to practice or maximize the time they have).

This article…
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A great article: The Devaluation of Music

Because I teach a music business class at Humber College, and also because I make much more of my income from actually playing the guitar, composing, recording, and touring, I'm always grateful for good articles/blogs on the state of the…
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How Much Should I Practice?

I teach a lot of different kinds of students, from college students hoping to pursue a career in music, to amateur adult musicians who have careers but love to play as a hobby, to my own children who take lessons…