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3 Ways to Promote Your Music Online

We were delighted to have content manager and freelance writer, Sally Perkins reach out to us about featuring her blog on…

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Erin Eckstein

Student Interview :: Erin Eckstein

As an instructor, it is such a treat to hear back from longtime students who have recently graduated from college and…

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Benjamin Krasner

Music Scene :: Pianist Benjamin Krasner

As a subscriber, I look forward to receiving concert notices from Classical Encounters. To be honest, I’ve been attending Master Classes…

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Alessandro Vena

Interview :: Pianist Alessandro Vena

Back in July 2014, I had the pleasure of interviewing pianist Alessandro Vena about the release of his fifth recording for…

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Aimee's Guest Blog on Moving Artwork Safely

Guest Blog :: Moving Tips for Artists with Aimee Lyons

April 11, 2017 Art, Blog, Featured, Guest Spot 2 Comments

Are you moving and concerned about transporting your beautiful artwork? We were excited to have DIY guru, Aimee Lyons, reach out to…

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Maya Lynn Krueger

Student Interview :: Maya Lynn Krueger

March 18, 2017 Art, Blog, Featured, Guest Spot 2 Comments

One of the rewarding things about being an Art instructor is staying in touch with my longtime students after they have…

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Small Business Interview :: Picture It! Kids

Last year, I had the pleasure of teaching Mrs. Alexandra Swenson’s lovely daughter, Nikita. She was a natural with measurement and…

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John Brosio, Arcadia Contemporary

Artist Interview :: John Brosio

January 13, 2017 Art, Blog, Featured, Guest Spot 7 Comments

Starting the New Year off by interviewing one of my favorite artists, John Brosio was more than just a positive experience;…

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James Hollingsworth

Artist Interview :: Neil Hollingsworth

Thanks to a random Facebook post by a fellow artist, I had the pleasure of learning about artist Neil Hollingsworth and…

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Renée Howard, Mosaic Muralist

Interview with Mosaic Muralist :: Renée Howard

November 20, 2016 Art, Blog, Featured, Guest Spot 5 Comments

Back in November 2015, I had the pleasure of learning about mosaic muralist, Renée Howard. My Arts & Education Committee of…

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