Amazing Grace is one of my favorite all-time hymns so it was a natural to arrange for beginners in my guitar school. You can get the sheet music/tabs and watch the teaching video at my guitar school on my website.
Amazing Grace is my favorite hymn and one of my favorite songs of all-time. This is a teaching video of me going through my easy arrangement of this song. You can watch the full video at my guitar school.
We wanted to do something special for Easter this year. It’s going to be a different kind of Easter with the virus. She lives in Hawaii and I live in Michigan so I recorded my part, sent it to her, she recorded her part and then sent that back to me. I then put the video together. It has been a lot of fun collaborating with her.
The Erhu is a beautiful instrument. You can hear her perform with an orchestra here:
I just uploaded a video I recorded back in December. I recorded myself playing for about a 1/2 hour and then cut it down to this. The order of songs is:
Texting and Improvisation
A Little Waltz for a Little Girl 1:28
Grey Skies 5:28
Fur Elise 7:17
Amazing Grace 8:18
Fantasia (Red Guitar Suite) 10:47
I finally finished the Piano Trio piece I was working on:
The piece is going to be performed in April. It’s going to be on a program of Beethoven pieces so I incorporated a few of my favorite Beethoven melodies and themes into this piece. Some are obvious and some are not so obvious. You can download and listen to the full score here:
On a side note I got booties for my dog which he hates. Here is a picture of him being like, “if I don’t see him, he’s not there.”
I teach at Lake Michigan College. I have taught there on and off since 1997 and last week I taught in a place in the building that I have never taught before and saw this:
I have taught in this building for over 20 years and just now seeing this!!! My wife does tell me I am not the most observant person but DANG. Very cool. Looking down in this picture.
I hope everyone is doing well.