I was privileged to be requested by Seleta Hayes Howard, Ballet teacher, and Seaside Nutcracker Ballet Mistress to be the rehearsal pianist for a Master class/audition for the Joffrey Ballet School of New York City. The Master class/audition was conducted by artistic director of the Joffrey Ballet , Davis Robertson in Santa Rosa Beach, Fl. Seaside resort, thet weekend of October 4, 2014.
I was recently hired by Mrs. Mary Schwarz to arrange, record and produce 9 original songs that she wrote to honor her children and family. Mary is the mother of 2 of my piano and voice students. She spent a great deal of time in her earlier years growing up in Brazil. She told me that she had written these 9 songs to honor her children and husband and would like to leave the songs [Read more…]