Tagged with music

Be Artsy This Weekend in Vienna and Beyond!

With 10 years of piano lessons under my belt, I maintain an allegiance to music and art in my parenting approach. While it has been an achingly long time since I studied Brahms or Beethoven myself, I manage to hammer out some remnants of classical music for my daughter or play her some Billy Joel … Continue reading

Music for the Fall

For nearly a month I’ve been jamming in my car to the tunes of the wonderful children’s group, The Laurie Berkner Band. You know you’re a parent when kids music CDs overrun your own in your car. But thankfully, Laurie’s music is silly, smart and musical. We saw her band at the incredible Life Is Good Music Festival, … Continue reading

Musical Mommy Melanie

I can’t imagine my life without music. I took piano lessons for 10 years as a kid, graduating high school with the equivalent of an SAT test score high enough to get into a music conservatory. I tap my fingers as if playing the piano when listening to any kind of music. I recognize classical … Continue reading

Dancin’ with my Baby

I like to boogie down with my baby. I want Bean to appreciate all types of music. We play lots of classical to her, especially when she’s nursing. We often have public radio WETA 90.9 on as the background music to our shenanigans. And I recently picked up a 10 disc classical music CD at … Continue reading