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Wobbly Walking

As an adult learning a new skill (e.g., piano playing), you might move your body in ways that are hesitant and uncertain. You may say “Well, this is to be expected. After all, I’m just learning. Eventually, when I know what I’m doing, I will become confident and the way I move will become secure.” […]

How to Learn Anything

Learning a skill does not have to be so complicated. It’s true that some might be harder to learn than others. If you want to learn to fly a plane, or do brain surgery, or install power lines, yeah, you might need careful supervision. But learning to play a musical instrument? It’s not that hard. […]

Piano for Singers

Piano for Classical Singers: Making it possible by changing your mindset.

Many singers and voice teachers struggle to play the piano. This is a shame, because piano skills will make you a better singer, and a better teacher. How can you learn your own music quickly without playing the piano? How can you teach choir or accompany voice students without playing the piano?In this article, I […]

Rights for piano students

Maybe you feel like playing is too difficult. What your teacher is asking you to do just doesn’t make sense. You might say “this is too hard!” or “I can’t get it” or “I’m just bad at this”. You may get angry with your teacher, and wonder “why are you making me do this!?”. You […]