Host Dennis Leap with Deborah Leap and Deryle Hope discuss Book I: The Wall.
Includes conversation on the Chinese driving test, the Great Wall, and rapid changes taking place in China.
Host Dennis Leap and Peter Hessler discuss Peter’s incredible experiences while living in China.
Host Dennis Leap discusses Peter Hessler's background and provides an overview of his terrific book.
Host Dennis Leap discusses “The Piano Shop on the Left Bank” as: inspiration to change your thinking about what you can do in your life; suggests following Carhart’s humble example and find a teacher to help you accomplish your goals; and for those wanting to write--study the memoir as a piece of fine literature.
Host Dennis Leap, Deryle Hope and Deborah Leap discuss music education as lessons for life and the excellent writing of the memoir.
Host Dennis Leap, Deryle Hope and Deborah Leap discuss the great aspects to the book, as well as, the French people and their culture.
Host Dennis Leap and guest Ryan Malone discuss Thad Carhart’s memoir as it relates to piano lessons for adults, the piano’s place in the family, and a master class for life.
Host Dennis Leap and guest Ryan Malone discuss Thad Carhart’s memoir as it relates to choosing the Armstrong Auditorium piano, the piano as an instrument, and piano lessons for children.