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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Hey all! Have you signed up for my free webinar “Six Steps to Designing Your Own Piano Path” yet? If not, hop on the bandwagon and join us for a live, fun and educational experience! The webinar will be on Saturday, February 22nd at 3pm EST. Looking forward to seeing you there! I’ve taught students…

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For today’s video, I was inspired by reading (as is often the case). I’ve been re-reading Cal Newport’s Deep Work, in which he mentions the “4DX practice framework”. This is from a book called the Four Disciplines of Execution by Chris McChesney and Sean Covey. So why is this important to you, as a piano…

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Hey friends! Those of you who’ve been following me for a while know that I took my RCM Grade 10 exam a while back, and got a pretty brutal mark. I’m finally getting back into the swing of things and I’m aiming to re-do the exam in January 2020 – about half a year from…

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Hey friends! In today’s conversational video, I share with you some ideas on how to find a piano teacher. I’ve taught at music schools and independently, and I’ve taught in big cities and small towns, so – in theory – I have a good perspective on this topic. Hope you find it helpful, and I’ll…

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Today’s episode of PianoTV is all about how to ace your RCM history exams. I’ve personally aced them, so I’ll walk you through my study process. I’m not a piano whiz. I used to do well in competitions as a child, but my playing marks have generally been average, and I’ve needed to clock a…

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