‘Ballet for Martha’

When you hear the name ‘Martha Graham’, you do not usually think of the word ‘ballet’ so often, but rather ‘modern dance’ and ‘greatest modern dance choreographer’. But Graham’s most famous and popular work ‘Appalachian Spring’, has a musical score by Aaron Copland, which he entitled ‘Appalachian Spring: Ballet for Martha’. When I was exploring …

Ballet Class Beginners

Whether a child or teen is planning to study ballet for a limited time or has ambitions to become a professional ballet dancer and maybe even star, all start as ballet class beginners if they are about to start studying with a teacher at a dance studio. TEACHERS OF BALLET Some research needs to be …

About Patrick

Welcome to my site which is full of all the Arts interests I’ve had during my life–Classical Ballet, the Music for Ballet and Modern Dance, Hollywood and European Film, and Classical Piano Music, the latter in which I’ve had a professional career.  I have two degrees from The Juilliard School, and have played many concerts.  …