Presented at Group Class on November 7, 2010.
Peter and the Wolf
The Royal Conservatory of Music recently released new theory books for each of their piano levels. They correlate and support…
22 Jan 2017
Is that how it goes?
My students just performed at a students-only performance class, and are now preparing for our upcoming recital. At recent lessons…
05 Feb 2015
What’s the score?
From time to time we musicians struggle with interpreting the symbols on a page of music. It can feel like…
29 Apr 2017
It’s the little things
On Sunday afternoon I taught this year’s third and final group lessons before my students and I enter the busy…
26 Mar 2012
One is the Loneliest Number
Learning how to play the piano can be a solitary endeavour. We usually practise alone. When we perform, we are front…
27 Jan 2014
Oh, that sounds impressive
This year’s teaching theme is technical development. A significant portion of a pianist’s practice time is spent working on scales,…
18 Nov 2014