Category Archives: Practicing Piano

In today’s video, we’re going to talk about the Henle level system, which is a great way to get a sense of the difficulty level of piano pieces.

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Allysia has been teaching piano in Canada for nearly a decade, and has her Grade 10 RCM certificate. She especially enjoys nerding out to music history and theory. When she’s not making videos or teaching, she’s reading, writing, and jamming in a rock band.

So a couple weeks ago I attended the local music festival, since many of my students were participating in it. There were highs and lows, and I was super nervous as I always am, but it was also very fun and I’ve got some advice to pass on to you today.

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Allysia has been teaching piano in Canada for nearly a decade, and has her Grade 10 RCM certificate. She especially enjoys nerding out to music history and theory. When she’s not making videos or teaching, she’s reading, writing, and jamming in a rock band.

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In the previous video, we discussed the first six problems I see with adult beginners at the piano time and time again. We’ll be looking at the next six problems in today’s video.

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Allysia has been teaching piano in Canada for nearly a decade, and has her Grade 10 RCM certificate. She especially enjoys nerding out to music history and theory. When she’s not making videos or teaching, she’s reading, writing, and jamming in a rock band.

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In today’s video, we’re going to discuss some common problems I see with adult beginners at the piano. Everyone is highly individual, and not all of these will apply to you if you’re an adult, but I’ve seen them occur again and again in the decade or so I’ve been teaching.

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Allysia has been teaching piano in Canada for nearly a decade, and has her Grade 10 RCM certificate. She especially enjoys nerding out to music history and theory. When she’s not making videos or teaching, she’s reading, writing, and jamming in a rock band.

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It’s the new year, which means resolutions are everywhere, including piano practice resolutions. In January, many people resolve to “learn a musical instrument” or “get better at piano” or some variation therein.

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Allysia has been teaching piano in Canada for nearly a decade, and has her Grade 10 RCM certificate. She especially enjoys nerding out to music history and theory. When she’s not making videos or teaching, she’s reading, writing, and jamming in a rock band.