Follow Your Bliss (Passionate Research)

One of the many privileges of my job is guiding student research. My role as a mentor is something that I do not take lightly—creating a safe space where young scholars can explore ideas, challenge existing beliefs and discover their passions. I am so grateful to my own mentors who listened patiently to my wild, … More Follow Your Bliss (Passionate Research)


Balancing Act

With the start of a new academic year, I find myself yet again on a quest for balance. After a summer of ample practice time, reading time, hiking time, as well as a general pace that made it easier to practice mindfulness meditation, I have returned, like many of you, to the fast-paced school year, … More Balancing Act

The New Music Buzz

We, pianists, have a great deal of music competing for our attention. With all that Bach, Beethoven and Brahms, not to mention Chopin and Liszt, why would anyone spend time learning new music? Having been asked this question numerous times, I thought I would share some of the ways that learning new music has enriched … More The New Music Buzz