Artist in Residence is a program organised by Bucharest City Hall through ARCUB, the engine of most of the cultural events that happen in Bucharest. The curator of this program's first season is Lucian Ban, one of the greatest  Romanian contemporary jazz pianists and composers. He has selected and invited in this program a series... Continue Reading →


Why I teach

I have given up a long time ago the intention of "creating excellent musicians". I have discovered that there are many ways through which music can help and enrich a child's life and mind. This is my list. I want my students to experience and practice discipline, disciplined behaviour, disciplined habits, so that later on... Continue Reading →

10 Healthy Habits

So when you hit 30 and already your back is killing you, your knees crack when you get up and stuff starts hurting with no apparent reason, you're thinking it's time for a change. You are nowhere near the end of your life and you can't spend another 30 years with this situation going on... Continue Reading →

I put the Tea in Teacher

Ever since I was small I was used to have a cup of tea in the morning and one in the evening. We somehow always had some kind of tea in the cupboard because we lived near a forest and there were lots of medicinal plants you could find and my mom used to pick... Continue Reading →

Teacher Make-up

Unlike Meghan Fox, some of us don't posses a flawless skin and gorgeous features without make-up on. But I finally got to the point where it doesn't really bother me anymore. Still, in order to have a fresh, cheerful, healthy looking face, in a non-zombie-apocalypse kind of way, I have to apply make-up. This is... Continue Reading →

Teacher Style

I grew up admiring my elegant teachers. Never thought about the elaborate process until it was me who was teaching. At first, all you want is to be perfect. You are self-conscious about the fact that 20+ eyes are watching you closely and you feel the need to fulfil some imagined expectation. You wear your... Continue Reading →

Nike is right: just do it!

Sweet reminder.

Music Teacher Lifestyle

So you’ve got this dream about doing something extraordinary, something that could change the world, that would leave a mark and people would remember you for it. But it seems so big, so out of reach, you just can’t imagine how it could possibly come to life. So you just wait and wait and wait for “the right time” and “the right opportunities” that would push your dream into reality.

I’m gonna break it to you right now: the first thing you do will not be the best thing you do. You will fail and you will try again and again, but you gotta start somewhere. There’s no time like the present to make all those mistakes. They are the required sacrifice for your dream to become.

Because, you see, your dream is alive and it’s waiting for you to get there. Your dream is perfect, complete and it’s already…

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New Season

It's been a long time since I posted anything. It's been a wild ride these last couple of months. I moved to a different apartment. Moving is a bitch. An expensive bitch. So much packing and unpacking, cleaning, arranging...for two weeks I woke up with the same back ache I fell asleep with and sore... Continue Reading →


What a complex year 2016 has been! For so many people around me, 2016 has been the year of THE NEW. Whether it meant new decisions, new changes, new challenges, new people, 2016 simultaneously brought a new shift for everyone. Some of these changes are just what we dreamed of and some are just hard... Continue Reading →

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