Chez ML

Chez ML is now where I put many of my favorite things.  It’s basically my home on-line.  If I’m going to create a space especially for my students, it’s going to have to be somehow a semi-closed space; basically members-only, and the members will be my piano students (current and future-former) and their parents.  I don’t know if I’ll use Live Space for this or not.  We’ll see.  I have yet to find out what my options are.Thinking

Vintage Pianists

What a treat!  I’ve just been exploring YouTube videos of Horowitz, Van Cliburn, and other great pianists.  I love hearing the unedited, live sound w/ the paradoxically warm black-and-white footage.  One of my all-time favorite music videos is of Horowitz playing Schumann’s "Aus Fremden Landen" in the then-Soviet Union.  The camera pans the audience, and you see everyone is enchanted, practically enthralled!  Except that the very essence of the moment is the opposite: everyone is there by choice, for love!  I hope all pianists, especially piano students and young budding artists see these vintage films sometime.

My Live Space

Now that I’ve played with adding more modules and editing my space, I realize that I probably won’t be able to create a space that is ATTRACTIVE to ALL AGES!!!  However, I hope I’m putting together something that will appeal to my friends, family, colleagues, students; especially those ages 11-21???  We’ll see!  Regardless, I’d appreciate comments, suggestions from anyone at this point!!!  Thanks!