Spring, Summer, Website, and Money Back, Oh My!

Spring has sprung (for now) and it is a beautiful sight! Don’t get me wrong, personally I love the snow, but after a long cold spell there is nothing quite like the sun shining, birds singing, and the smell of spring in the air! With the celebration of Easter...

The New Face

Everything else gets a new look around here – it’s the blogs turn!

New Year, New Digs!

Who can believe it is 2018 already? Where did 2017 go? If you are anything like me, you sit and ponder this question every year like its an annual new year tradition; and I always come up with the same answer – “I. Have. No. Idea.” Looking back now...

Road Life, the ‘Hard’ Part of the Job

Just picture it: The early morning sunrise coming over the top of the steering wheel.. Seeing parts of the country you never thought you would be able to see.. The trees! The snowcapped mountains! ..Exploring.. Living life on the road.. Just you and the road…...

The Awesomeness that is Tom Frear

Last April we welcomed Tom Frear to the Studios of the Arts, and wow – what an addition he has been to our family! Tom is a man of many talents, and believe it or not, most of them are unknown to our lesson community! So today – we’re going to change...

Piano Student Overload!!

We are so blessed! It is amazing to look at our Studio of the Arts roster and see the pages upon pages of students enrolled… It is wonderful! It is incredible! It is humbling. Thank you for entrusting us with your music education. It means the world to us to be...

We Say Goodbye, We Say Hello

In a time when many changes are upon us, this new school year brought a change we did’t want. Andrea Fischer left  Batchelder’s to go back into the school district. As difficult as it was to acknowledge her last day, we wish her all love and happiness in...

What Japan Did To – and For Us

Time travel back through the Twilight Zone and to last summer…. It’s the middle of the Great Summer of 2017, Batchelder’s Summer Programs are in full gear, everything is looking great! ..And then we get the news: Nicole Pehrson, our beloved Orchestra...