Summer Rain Mixed Media

Summer Rain is a mixed media piece I created to visually express a song I wrote after visiting Barry and Kay Johnson in Sarasota, Florida. Kay brought out their photo albums, and we reminisced those early years when we danced together in SITCO, Samaritan Inn Theatre Company, an international performing arts group located in Amsterdam, …

I’ve Been Lost

One of the highlights of my recent visit with Barry and Kay Johnson in Sarasota, Florida was that Barry finished a song I’d written years ago titled, I’ve Been Lost. Here's the song on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QkmjunhiWs I wrote the first part of this song during a pretty dark time of my life but never finished …

Deborah Keily Hanson: Pianist, Composer, Teacher

Meet the multi-talented Deborah Keily Hanson: pianist, composer, teacher and so much more! I play her music while creating because her unique arrangements inspire my creative muse. I first met Deborah almost twenty years ago when I returned from living in Europe. My children attended El Dorado where Deborah produced and directed over 20 musicals. I choreographed …

Students of the Digital Age

Anyone else concerned for our youth and public education? Today's post on my ed-tech blog features the revolutionary changes occurring.     Here is a snippet...   Students of the Digital Age   "The true mark of a leader is the ability to maintain high standards while making room for personal ownership...and I'm not speaking about adults here."   Over …