Author Archives: Belinda Reynolds

Not So Perfect

What is perfect, or (as it is also called) absolute, pitch? It is relative, not absolute, and anything that is relative is not “perfect.”

Composing is Not a Distraction

I’ve heard countless stories of performers who were discouraged by their instrumental teachers when they would improvise or compose, as it took away from valuable practice time and was a “distraction.”

Parent vs. Teacher

Combining one’s work with one’s family life can be a very tricky business, especially if it means deciding to teach your own child music.