The End of Average: How We Succeed in a World That Values Sameness Are you average? Author Todd Rose argues that nobody is average. We all have unique, jagged strengths and weaknesses.
Is Grit the Secret to Success In Music? I first heard about Angela Duckworth and her research on “grit” on a Freakonomics podcast. Duckworth talks about how persistence, not talent,
OK, I’ll admit it: I’m a (Hybrid) Tiger Mother. I will never be a full, genuine Tiger Mother because I’m not Chinese, like Amy Chua who is the author of Battle
A Flute in My Refrigerator: Celebrating a Life in Music by Helen Spielman; book review Frustrated with teachers who complain about “students who don’t inspire them,” Helen Spielman dares to suggest that
I can’t wait to get my hands on a copy of Anthony Mazzocchi’s book The Music Parents’ Guide: A Survival Kit for the New Music Parent. It’s available on Kindle on