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Music is NOT Frustrating

There’s no such thing as a difficult piece. Come on. Where does this idea even come from? OK, I know this sounds crazy, so let me try to put it into a little bit more context. When you say “this is piece is so difficult!”, what are you trying to say? Do you mean “if […]

Mindfulness for Musicians

Mindfulness seems to be coming into fashion these days, and it’s not entirely without reason. This is a powerful skill worth developing, for a variety of reasons. In this article, I will cover some of the specific benefits for pianists, and musicians in general. What is mindfulness? I tend to like Jon Kabat-Zinn’s definition of […]

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