Austin woman has been teaching piano for 81 years, and counting

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As a musician, music teacher, and music professional, I love my job. I can confidently say that I feel very fortunate to enjoy every aspect of the day-to-day work that comes through my computer, email, phone, and through my door. Work does not feel like work, it feels like play. What a wonderful feeling. It is natural to have the occasional challenging day, but 99.9% of the time, the work that I have the privilege of doing is fun and rewarding.
I imagine that there are many others that feel the same way that I do. I am also aware that a large number of people do not enjoy what they do for a living.

This post is for those individuals that struggle to find the joy in what they do. The video you are about to watch is a short clip highlighting a very special person. The Rugh Pignotti, 93 years young, has been teaching piano lessons and musicianship for the past 81 years. She started as a young schoolgirl with a very special gift. 8 decades later, she is still hard at work and having the time of her life. I wish the same for you, dear reader.

To fully enjoy what you do offers so many rewards. Let us all take example from this remarkable woman.

http://www.khou.com/news/texas-news?fId=245833721&fPath=/news/local/&fDomain=10232

 

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About mymuco1

Ian Green wears hats in many areas of the music industry including: co-founder of a technology start-up company that designs music education tools for mobile devices and the internet; music educator; music festival adjudicator; professional classical and jazz pianist; member in good standing of Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association; member of provincial council of Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association; member of the Canadian Music Festival Adjudicators Association (C.M.F.A.A.) Thanks!
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