It’s Better in Color

It’s Better in Color

How to Use Colors to Enhance Your Memorization Process By Kate Prestia-Schaub In 1997 when the Lowell Liebermann piccolo concerto was first published, I happened to be studying beginning piano with Samuel Lancaster. Sam was the pianist with the Colorado Symphony and...
The Number 1 Piccolo Problem Solved

The Number 1 Piccolo Problem Solved

Don’t be afraid!   It’s truly as simple as that!  When starting students on the piccolo for the first time, the number one reaction I get is: “Oh, Miss Kate!!! It’s too loud!”  Then, the shoulders shrug up to the ears, and the shrieking...