Extra Curricular


                     Reading List

  • Piano Technique - Walter Gieseking
  • Whatever Happened to the Truth ? - Anthony M. Coniaris (available from Light and Life pub.)
  • The Grace of Great Things: Creativity and Innovation - Robert Grudin
  • The Inner Game of Music - Barry Green
  • The Art of Practicing - Madeline Bruser
  • The Sign of the Cross - Bert Ghezzi
  • Pilgrimage to Dzhivari - Valeria Alfeyeva
  • Meditations In An Emergency - Frank O'Hara
  • Twelve and One-Half Keys - Edward Hays
  • Mother Angelica's Little Book of Life Lessons - Raymond Arroyo
  • Building a Habit of Prayer - Conciliar Press
  • Glory and Honor: The Majesty and Artistic Legacy of J. S. Bach - Gregory Wilbur
  • Art & Fear: Observations On the Perils (and Rewards) of Art Making - Ted Orland
  • The Constitution of the United States of America
  • The New Testament
  •  The Overton Window - Beck
  • The Screwtape Letters - C. S. Lewis



Further Thoughts

  • You have to start living like the person you want to become.
  • Success is about standing out - not fitting in.
  • The greatest impediment to success is setting mediocre goals and achieving them.
  • Beauty will save the world. - Dostoevsky
  • Insanity is repeating the same action over and over and expecting a different outcome.
  • If you don't get better, you get worse.
  • Excellence does not require perfection.