An extraordinary music teacher writes vividly about founding her famous Sonatina School of Piano — and about the family that created the music. “The remarkable saga of this present-day... More > musical Von Trapp family is told with wit and heart." Noah Adams (NPR) writes in the Foreword: "There is beauty at Vermont’s Sonatina School, and in these pages to follow. Also: love and joy and triumph, amid notes of sorrow, in the saga of the van der Linde family."< Less
An extraordinary music teacher writes vividly about founding her famous Sonatina School and about the family that created the music. A story about a family of seven pianists who have brought music... More > and joy to people all over the world.The book is a fresh look at life through the trials and tribulations of a family which lived in a 42-room house with 34 pianos. Synergistically the school and family worked together to create, A Grand and Upright Experience."