1972 - 1973
I was in seventh grade. I had played the flute for two years and was an
average musician. There was a brief two-month period of playing the
trumpet in which I held the instrument during rehearsals and didn't play a note!
Then through some very bizarre circumstances, I began playing the
French horn. It was my instrument, and I excelled with it. I knew for a
fact that my life would be devoted to music.
1984 – 1985
I was living in New Jersey and teaching instrumental music in private
Catholic Schools and realized that group instruction was not my forte.
Then through some very bizarre circumstances, I began teaching music
privately. It was my passion, and I excelled at it. Even though I have
done some other things musically, I have consistently and thoroughly
enjoyed teaching thousands of private music students.
2020 – 2021
I entered into my sixties and was teaching 60 private music students.
I was content and settled.
Then through some very bizarre circumstances brought on by the
pandemic, I began to put feet to my long-time dream of owning a music
Thus, KDF Music Connections took flight.
KDF Music Connections will be opening the doors!
We will teach many
instruments and medians to beginners to experienced musicians at any
age. For some people, like me, music will become a life-long passion.
For the majority, studying music or art will be an activity that will bring
joy and help them through the struggles of daily life.
Wherever the path will take you, let KDF Music Connections guide you
all the way! Call 833-2KDF2DAY to start your new year in a new way.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Kay Darby Finch has been teaching music since moving to Southern Maryland in 1985. Her passion is working one-on-one with students of all ages. In addition to private teaching, Kay has led several church music ministries and owned a St. Mary’s County music store with her late husband, Harry Darby.