New Release: Where Glory Dwells

by Anna Ferraro | September 27th, 2017 This summer, I embarked on another album recording adventure… this time, with a new stylistic twist – a collection of “riverside hymns and spirituals….” As I thought about the direction to take this album, I began in the same place I began with my previous album – reflecting on the journey the Lord has me on in life right now. Over this past year, God has been leading me to find all of my joy in Him, regardless of what circumstances in my life looked like. In this broken world, Christ is our joy, … Read More

“Miss Anna’s” Pedagogy Values

by Anna Ferraro | September 1st, 2017 As the 2017 school year opened, and I welcomed a swarm of new students into my studio, I took some time to reflect on my teaching values that have built the studio that I have today. It was refreshing to remind myself and my students in our reflections why we do what we do each time we have a lesson together… Here are my reflections on my music pedagogy values: I believe that music is one of the greatest gifts that God has given us. It’s a gift that we can carry with us … Read More

The Story Behind “Haven of Rest”

by Anna Ferraro | August 1st, 2017 I grew up playing the hymns of the faith on the piano. As a seven-year-old, I would come home from church and play every song we had sung – by ear. At nine years old, I began filling in for our church pianist. When I became a teenager, I resolved that I would become a classical concert pianist, and began to passionately work towards that dream. I practiced piano every waking moment possible, and dreamt about it in every non-waking moment. When I was in high school, I would play weekly on the grand … Read More