Ruby Vickers • Student of the Month Interview

Pastimes For A Lifetime is launching a Student Interview blog series honoring dedicated art and piano students who make the creative…

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John Salmon, Pastimes for a Lifetime Blog

“Add On Bach” • John Salmon on Taking Liberties with J.S. Bach

I first learned of Professor John Salmon of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, back in June 2014. He emailed…

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Student Artists Create Paintings for Peacock Foundation

Earlier this month, my fellow Rotarian and friend Lisa Peacock asked me for a special favor with a tight deadline. Here’s…

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Interview with Internationally Acclaimed Pianist, Alessandro Vena

After having published my blog interview with renowned pianist, Jura Margulis I was delighted to receive an interview request from internationally…

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Interview with Artist Melissa Chandon

While at the 2011 L.A. Art Show, my attention was riveted by a collection of unique paintings featuring Americana icons such as…

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Interview with Internationally Acclaimed Concert Pianist, Jura Margulis

At a Classical Encounters home concert last year, I was blown away by the solo piano performances of virtuoso, Jura Margulis….

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Interview with Fine Artist, Francis Livingston

I first had the pleasure of viewing artist Francis Livingston’s work when the L.A. Art Show was first held at the…

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Interview with Fine Artist, Wendy Wirth

I was delighted to meet fine artist, Wendy Wirth and view her beautiful, luminous Acrylic paintings at the 2013 Festival of…

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Interview with Comic & Fine Artist Josef (Joe) Rubinstein

I came across an article in the California Art League’s March 2013 newsletter entitled, “Joe Rubinstein – A Lesson in Portraiture”. …

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Interview with Artist Danny Galieote

February 11, 2013 Art, Featured, Guest Spot 3 Comments

I first learned of artist Danny Galieote at the 2011 L.A. Art Show at the Arcadia Gallery booth. His beautiful oil paintings and…

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