Why not give your child the gift of music?

My daughter, Aly, took the first tangible steps of her musical journey at the age of five, at the Academy of Music. Her youngest sister had just been born several months before, so perhaps due to a need for stress relief, I impulsively headed down to Farr’s Music House to look at pianos. It had been a long time since I had played one, although I had spent so much time at the piano as a child and through my college years. I suddenly yearned to play Bach again, and decided that the Goldberg Variations might be a good place to start. (Naïve, and ridiculous, but I was pretty sleep deprived at the time thanks to my youngest, a tiny sleepless wonder)

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