Hey all! Today’s video outlines seven signs of being an ear player. If you relate to any of these, don’t worry! There are some fixes you can implement. 🙂 Sight readers will be on the chopping block next week! (The music I play in this video is “February Sea” by George Winston.) -Allysia P.S. All…

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In this video series, I’ll discuss common problems I see adult learners face at the piano based on my experience teaching online courses these past few years. The first video in the series can be found here. The second video can be found here. And here’s the third! If you’d like to join the music…

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In this video series, I’ll discuss common problems I see adult learners face at the piano based on my experience teaching online courses these past few years. The first video in the series can be found here. The second video can be found here. If you’d like to join the music theory webinar series, head…

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In this video series, I’ll discuss common problems I see adult learners face at the piano based on my experience teaching online courses these past few years. The first video in the series can be found here. If you’d like to join the music theory webinar series, head here. To learn more about my piano…

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In this five-part video series, I’ll discuss common problems I see adult learners face at the piano based on my experience teaching online courses these past few years.   If you’d like to join the music theory webinar series, head here.  To learn more about my piano classes, and to sign up for a waitlist,…

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For those of you following a graded approach, whether you’re doing ABRSM/RCM/other exams, taking my classes, or simply using it to add some structure to your private lessons or self-exploration, a question comes up: When do you move up to the next grade level? In my studio lessons, we would often begin a grade level…

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Memorizing a Piece: Building Muscle Memory We’ve talked about four different types of memory on this channel before: tactile, aural, visual, and analytical. Today, I wanted to hone in on a specific discussion of tactile memory, which we also typically refer to as “muscle memory”. When I think of muscle memory and music, I think…

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Today’s episode of PianoTV is a Q&A session where I go through the many, many questions I’ve had. We’ll talk about how long you should practice a piece, and four other questions to boot. (If you’re a beginner, consider joining our Complete Piano Path For Beginners group, as registration closes this week and won’t open…

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We learn naturally in layers. When we learn to walk, we don’t master walking right away. We learn to walk alongside other skills like eating and throwing balls (or food). As we age, we get better and better at walking – and then later on, we’re able to run and jump. If we just laser-focused…

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Hey friends! It’s been a while since I sat down and chatted with you about piano player problems and challenges that adult learners in particular tend to face. Today I want to talk about the very common problem of practicing without feeling like you’re making any progress at all. Here are four reasons you might…

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