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Hymnplaying Seminar

I invite you to join me for a Hymnplaying Seminar! Congregational hymnplaying is a wonderful asset in a church and is becoming a bit of a lost art. While you can often find piano lessons for classical training, finding a … Continue reading

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Piano Offertory Recommendations

I often get requests for recommendations for offertory or special instrumental books. I am going to share a few posts about this, since there are a lot of options out there. This post will be specifically for moderate/intermediate/early advanced pianists. … Continue reading

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A God Who Cares About a Child’s Prayers

The drowsy, little girl fought hard to stay awake. Her eyelids drooped, and her head nodded as the preacher’s voice seemed to fade. Her mind wandered to the piano. More than anything she wanted to play the piano, and not … Continue reading

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Exciting New Piano Arrangement – Dwelling in Beulah Land!

This piano arrangement is not original to me, but is very special to me. When I was about 12 years old, I began taking piano lessons from a new teacher, Mrs. Athlene Bishop. I will never forget the first day … Continue reading

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Practical Tips for Church Pianists – Let’s Talk Measures

I touched on this topic in my last post, but I have found that “measures” are a big issue for church musicians. I’m not talking about bar lines and counting. I’m talking about the way we measure ourselves. When I … Continue reading

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