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Julie Cook

In Connecticut, Graduates by jan_mfp

Julie Cook’s music journey has included studying and playing the piano for the major part of her life. She took private instruction at the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford as well as studying with several freelance teachers. Since 1983, her studio, Julie’s Piano Workshop, in Newtown and Woodbury, Connecticut, has been the main vehicle …

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Pennsylvania Improv Gatherings

In Improv Gatherings by jan_mfp

SUZANNE V. BERNHARDT MLP Graduate; Certified MfP Teacher Northern Philadelphia suburb Private workshops in overall self-expression, creative development, and life integration, including MFP techniques as well as improvisational theater and dance approaches. I also teach “Theater as Spiritual Practice” at Bryn Athyn College, and for the community, at Mitchell Performing Arts Center, which is open …

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Many Happy Returns to Child

In MfP Stories by jan_mfp

Music for People has touched many people’s lives and inspired many a dormant or misguided creative spirit. This innate part of each one of us yearns to have expression, to be freed, to be heard, to touch others. As many of you know, finding the means to give voice to your own unique being is one …

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Alison Weiner

In Graduates, North Carolina by jan_mfp

Website: Alison Weiner is the creator and caretaker of mahaloArts, a company which develops and presents endeavors of positive, constructive and engaging manner that underscore gratefulness for being alive ( With degrees in architecture (BS), jazz studies (BM) and music composition (MA) under her belt, Alison is joyful earning her keep as a musician …

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Andy Smith

In Graduates, Pennsylvania by jan_mfp

People are good, creative intelligent human beings who have music built into their very being. The rhythm of the universe is part of our bodies in the regular beating of our hearts. Much in our society today has worked to take us away from the music that is built into us. Early messages often tell …

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Todd Rogers

In Graduates, New York by jan_mfp

Todd Rogers grew up playing viola in school orchestras, taking private lessons, and singing in choirs, but he didn’t really discover music until his adulthood. After giving up the viola through college and then some, he bought a cheap violin and started jamming – playing “off the page” with friends. He soon found his way …