About Lessons

About Lessons March 6, 2017

My first teaching experience, other than helping out friends along the way, was in 1976 at the Wilmington Music School in Wilmington, DE. I was fresh out of college and among my first students were a teenage girl who wanted to play electric bass in a r …

The Musicians

The Musicians March 5, 2017

Short bios of the musicians who participated in the series Steve Wing – Piano, Vocals Alison Weiner – Piano, Vocals, and Really Enjoying the Melodica Pete Goldberg – Guitar Beverly Botsford – Percussion Frankie Alexander – …

Violone Project

Violone Project March 4, 2017

Photo documentation of my building a 6 string D violone with the help of master luthier and good friend John Pringle. The project was begun in September of 2012 and finished – well, mostly finished – an hour before rehearsal on January 30,  2013.  Ther …

Lesson Fees

Lesson Fees January 1, 2017

Current lesson fees for private instruction in my studio. 1 hour lesson – $50 45 minute lesson – $40 30 minute lesson – $30 I am aware that most of my colleagues charge more for lessons but I feel it is important to keep music instruction accessible to …

The JazzTones

The JazzTones November 18, 2016

The JazzTones sextet plays mainstream jazz in the styles of the 50’s and 60’s. Behind the sultry vocals of Alice Brower, the Jazztones cover tunes ranging from standards, to swing, blues, latin and bebop. Its members come from the greater Hillsborough, …