Basic Program Academy Events

Get ready for our first student event of the year!

Our first Academy event of the 2013-2014 year is on Sept. 8th! This event will get MMA students back in the saddle right away by having them perform pieces that they already know. Why so soon?  We are a performanced based program. We want playing in front of an audience to be ordinary, not extraordinary. […]

New term starts August 26th!

Wow! I cannot believe that I am entering my 23rd year of teaching and the 19th year of the Musically Minded Program! For many years, I ran it by myself as a sole proprietor in my living room, first in Berkeley and in Oakland. In 2005, Sarah Cappelli was the first instructor to join me […]