Begin – We are the dreamers, the keepers… A stream of consciousness composer… My teen asked me the other day if I compose. She was looking for examples of “songs”, like what her father creates, that I’d written and published. I shared that over the years, I’ve written a few intentional songs, some lyrics, and many sequences, but that in general, not a lot of songs. As to whether I compose, the answer is yes. Constantly. It’s really all I do, but not in the sense of the typical definition. Years of exploring, happy to get my hands on any instrument floating by, I continue to learn and grow every day. Music is my first language, native and innate. When words are absent or simply not enough, the music comes and fills the spaces, embraces the silences, carries the fragile moments until they find their ground and take root, and celebrates all the stories we have to tell of this life. For me, Music is not a thing to learn, a discipline to acquire, or an academic subject to master. Music is a language we’re all born with the ability to understand, experience, and become fully aware of. Music is the language of being – in frequency. Music is in, and within everything. It is universal, across time and space, life and element, and the entire human race. Ask the trees. …the storytellers, the melody spinners Roll the Dice Music is a language, and just like all language, there is structure, pattern, and expression. In Music, we have recipes, just like in life. Music is a language, and just … Perfect and Absolute Pitch What's really going on with absolute pitch. From Within the Theory Why Invest the Time and Effort in Learning Theory? Theory is the structure of the language of Music. When we choose to communicate through spoken language, we often find it most effective … Perfect Harmony : Consonance, Dissonance, & the Value of Each To understand harmony, let’s begin by talking about an interval. In Music, an interval is the “space” between notes, when two or more notes are played simultaneously. If we … Intervals: The Spaces In Between Understanding intervals is the key to being able to follow, and more or less complete another's melodic thought Communicate The language of melody, the sensuality of harmony, and the complexity of stories, coalescing in a pulse that resonates across all of time. Create.