Why I Use a Keyboard (not a piano!) For Adapted Lessons

In addition to offering music therapy, another service we provide at Wholesome Harmonies is adapted music lessons. Whereas in music therapy our goal is something non-musical (like increasing attention or improving articulation), with adapted music lessons our goal is musical – for students to acquire skills to learn an instrument. The benefits of having a board […]


Creative Adaptations for Teaching Piano to those With Special Learning Needs

In addition to my music therapy sessions I have the absolute privilege of teaching adapted piano and guitar lessons to children and teens with special needs and different learning styles. People often ask – what does “adapted” lessons mean? Great question. It means I provide adaptations and alternate ways for my clients or students to learn […]