Monthly Archives: August 2014

2608, 2014

What I’ve Learned From Being Surrounded By the Best

By |August 26, 2014|Expectations, Melody's Story, Music School|

I applied to three music schools. Ithaca College was the hardest to get in to—one of the reasons I chose to attend. I feel like I don’t quite fit in there because I’m surrounded by such outstanding musicians every day. Sometimes I wonder why I’m in music school since I’m so terrible, but I have to remind myself that I’m surrounded by the best. It’s amazing how strange I feel when someone from outside the music school, even someone I would consider a good musician, comments on my skill as a pianist. Really? Oh yeah, I guess around most “normal” […]

2608, 2014


By |August 26, 2014|Melody's Story|

Welcome! I’m glad you found my website. I’m eighteen years old and live in Ithaca, NY. I’m a sophomore music major at Ithaca College and teach piano privately. This website is dedicated to my piano studio and music resources, and in this blog I hope to present my unique perspective on learning and teaching music and maybe a bit of my story. I am a young, developing artist, and don’t have much experience on my side, but I believe that being a student and teacher at the same time might allow me to offer something new and insightful that could […]