Category Archives: General Tips

Recently we did a performer spotlight video on Glenn Gould, who is legendary when it comes to recordings of Bach – but unfortunately, he’s been dead quite a while.

I thought it would be fun to spotlight a performer who is alive and well, and who got her start on YouTube – Valentina Lisitsa.

We’re going to discuss her background, her journey as a musician, playing style and recordings, as well as some controversy. Let’s get into it!

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For today’s Q&A, I decided to learn in a personal direction and talk about the 9 gorgeous piano pieces I would eventually like to learn. These are the pieces for when I’m truly great at piano – a time that might be 10 or 30 or 50 years away.

The pieces that I’m willing to wait a lifetime to learn.

Let’s jump in!

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