Ruth Scheer: Children’s Book Author

Mother of ten, grandmother, great-grandmother, fellow musician, author, and the person who taught me how to be a writer, this larger-than-life person has inspired so many people over the course of nearly a century. Today, I’m honored to talk with my own Grandmother, Ruth Scheer.

Grandma, how did you begin your writing career?Read More...

Music Mom

Mom and me playing together

I don’t want this music to die. The older people are passing it on to the younger generation so the younger generation can pass it on to the next generation.
-Vy Higginsen

I hope that all of you moms enjoyed Mother’s Day this past weekend. As a mother of two young children myself, I am fascinated by the family life of composers.… Read More...

Interview with RB Hayek Productions

This week, I was honored to be featured for the Author Spotlight on RB Hayek Productions.

Photography by Rachel Kabukala

In the interview, I talk about the role of family on my family, as well as the relationship between music and foreign language pedagogy.

Robert Hayek writes:

“Learning how to play an instrument and learning a different language are two of the most difficult concepts to many people.… Read More...

Bon Voyage

“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” André Gide

Trocadero, near my apartment

We live in an unusual time when one of our favorite pastimes, travel, isn’t a viable option. We can barely leave our homes, let alone travel abroad. During this time of confinement, I wanted to virtually relive my travel memories.… Read More...

Blog Launch!

Ashley Rescot with red electric violin

I love my job as a professional violinist. I’ve played violin for as long as I can remember, and I can’t imagine life without it. The music profession is a unique lifestyle, one I often take for granted.

On this site, I want to share the joys and challenges that come with the territory.… Read More...