16 08, 2016

Special Athletes teach us what WINNING is really about

A new season of Special Olympics has started. The athletes include children and adults with intellectual disabilities from all around the world. Through Special Olympics events these very special athletes find success and new friendships and can be part of a global community. And us “typical” people (whatever that means) can learn a thing or [...]

11 11, 2015

I Left My Liver In Italy and His Smile Melted My Lung

“Do you believe in LOVE at first sight or shall I walk by again?”   We have all been in love before and said “I left my heart in.....”(you fill in the blanks) and his/her smile melted my heart. Real Human Heart Have you ever seen a real heart? It’s a rather unattractive [...]

28 09, 2015

Help! My Child Wants to Become a Professional Musician!

I have been teaching piano for a long time now, and every once in a while a scared parent will say to me: ”Help! My child wants to become a professional musician! But I hoped he would be a doctor, a lawyer, a fill in the blanks.... My child will be forever poor, disrespected [...]

9 09, 2015

The Most Inspiring Pianist I Have Ever Met

We were still waiting at the Inchon International Airport in Korea for participants from other countries to arrive for the Pyeongchang International Music Festival, when this man walked up to me and introduced himself as Nicholas McCarthy. Nicholas told me that he was also going to this Festival and mentioned that he was a pianist. [...]

24 08, 2015

Cool Video of Pyeongchang International Music Festival.

The Pyeongchang International Music Festival was an unforgettable event. We met so many amazing and talented people from ALL over the world. We had the privilege of meeting the founder, Na Kyung-Won, whose daughter was born with Down syndrome. Na Kyung-Won's credentials are quite impressive: not only is she Former Justice of the Seoul Administrative [...]

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