Member of Music Teachers Association of California • National Association of Teachers of Singing

A Little Break

Taking a staycation break.  With the pandemic ever present, I plan on remaining close to home and resume my blog in a few weeks. Enjoy the rest of your summer and stay cool! –Harriet

Looking Forward to My Next Concert!

 With the excitement and fulfillment of performing live at my June 6 backyard concert I can’t help but think about the next concert!  My daughter Rachel recently posted a quote on Facebook by the psychologist and author Brené Brown.  It was so good that...

A Long Awaited Concert is Here!

When I decided in mid May to perform both a live and virtual streaming concert in my backyard for the first week of June, to be honest I did not give the cost or details of producing a full-blown concert a second thought. All I knew was that my accordionist Ben Gown...

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway

I once read a book called “Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway.”  I don’t remember too much about the book itself, but I never forgot the title.  With the pandemic ‘almost’ behind us my inner performer needs to start performing live again.  I am tired...

Losing Sleep for a Good Cause

I have this slight problem.  I can never sleep more than five hours.  It doesn’t matter what time I go to bed.  If I go to bed at 11PM, which is usually not my style, at precisely 4:00 AM I wake up.  What am I supposed to do…feed the...