Monthly Archives: August 2010

From Writer to Pianist

Like many students, my interest in music was inspired by a relative. For me, it was my mom, and then my aunt Mary. After my mom put us kids to bed at night, she would sit down at her Baldwin upright … Continue reading

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Inspiration for Those Dry Times

So you’ve hit a plateau in your musical progress and now you feel stuck. Practicing feels like a drag because you’re not making much progress. Or maybe you’ve had 15 years of music lessons, spent thousand of dollars on a college education, … Continue reading

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From Day-Dreamer to Writer: Part 2

If you read my first blog, “From Daydreamer to Writer,” you know that I love writing. What I didn’t mention was that I used to be extremely quiet in school, even throughout most of my undergrad. Sometimes I can still be … Continue reading

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How to Practice Efficiently

Are you limited on time? Do you want to potentially cut your practice time in half? Do you ever feel overwhelmed when learning a new piece? Do you ever feel frustrated because you’re not able to master a song? The … Continue reading

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