I Broke It!

I am pleased to report that I broke my two-year performing hiatus by performing at a SoFarSoundsSTL event last Saturday at Yes. Honey.  SoFarSounds is a global organization that provides secret intimate concerts in unexpected places. Attendees don’t...

Maddie gartland

When Maddie came to me it was right smack in the beginning stages of the pandemic in March of 2020. Moving everything online was an actual nightmare and I was already pretty full but she was the perfect fit and an ideal student to work with.  Chatting with her...

grace cannon

In early 2015 I started off the year building my teaching studio as my full-time job. Scary stuff. I had previously worked for other studios and schools but this was a whole new ballgame. Grace’s mom, Norine, got connected with me and we started up fairly...

Cade Leassner

On Sunday May 23rd at 4pm at the Reim Theater in Kirkwood, MO Cade Leassner will perform a set of original and influenced songs as a Senior Recital. Cade has been a student in my studio, Miss Natalie’s Piano & Vocal studio for 3 years and has graduated from St....

Celebrating young musicians

“Why do you teach?”  Well that is a BIG question I often ask myself when I am planning lessons, schedules, features, and benefits for my studio. I could probably spend hours talking your ear off about why this song or that song, but the fundamental reason why is...