Category Archives: Q&A

In today’s Q&A session, we’re going to be looking at the following questions:

  • How do I play octave chromatic scales?
  • How do I play arpeggios?
  • Can I ever be a piano player if I have small hands?
  • Is it a problem that I read music but don’t memorize it?

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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.

In today’s Q&A session, we’re going to take a look at four piano questions you guys have asked. In the first two questions we’ll address the topic of choosing music books, and in the next two questions we’ll talk about fast playing.

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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.

Hey folks,

Just wanted to drop in quickly to share with you the live stream we filmed over the weekend. You can watch it here:

In the video, we discuss some questions related to inspiration, and field some questions from viewers (as well as sharing their input).

Enjoy!

xo,
Allysia

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.

Hi and welcome to today’s Q&A session. We’re going to look at 4 questions you guys have asked, answer them in turn, and if you have any questions that are bugging you right now, feel free to leave them in the comment section.

Today’s batch of questions is very technical – we’re going to be talking about doing hand leaps, staccatos, playing without mistakes, and then finish with a discussion on key signatures.

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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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Today we’ve got a fun set of questions – everything from polyrhythm to flying pinkies. As always, feel free to ask any questions you might have in the comments below – I try to do a Q&A video like this once a month or so.

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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.