We held our second Youth Coffeehouse Performances this last weekend. This time we held three events, the first for the kids at my school, the second for high school and college student performances, and the third was an acoustic set by the band i-worship. It was a fundraiser for our music program as well as… Continue reading »
At my NGO I organized a Youth Coffeehouse Performance. We converted one of our school rooms into a “cafe” for the day and sold coffee, baked goods, and had live music from the youth in my community. Our cafe was called, “Cambiare Cafe,” which comes from the name of our music program, Cambiare Kabataan. Cambiare… Continue reading »
“Ganito (like this) teacher?” “Oo, tama. Magaling! (Yes, correct. Very good!).” One of the most basic things that every musician needs to know is how to count in time. Teaching music to the youth here, I have never counted so much in my entire life as I do now, “one, two, three, four,… Continue reading »
So I wrote this song last night and recorded it today after having a pretty emotionally exhausting week. It’s a bit rough and I guess I could have recorded it when I had learned the song a little more, but I think I prefer the raw and real I guess. There’s more emotion in it… Continue reading »
Meet my new love of my life…my new Martin guitar! I can’t stop playing and writing songs!!! Here is one of them that I’m working on. Let me know what you think. And sorry if my voice if a little hoarse, I’ve been singing all day! yours truly, a girl who dreams
I truly feel that music has the power to move the soul in amazing and mysterious ways. I also think it’s so cool how it can heal and uplift people. As a musician I feel a particular attachment and love for the beauty of music. The melodies, rhythms and lyrics speak to me in such… Continue reading »
Last night my band played a show at Moxie’s in downtown Vancouver. This was our very first show (well…where we played more than 3 songs) so it was quite exciting for all of us. We ended up playing for about an hour and a half which is a big accomplishment considering our short repertoire of… Continue reading »
I love Colbie Caillat. Her voice is so relaxed and beautiful. Everytime she sings it makes me think of a relaxing day, sitting on the beach and playing guitar. She inspires me and I hope one day to be like her.