Q&A

Am I Too Old to Learn Piano?

I get a decent amount of emails from hopeful piano students (and some not-so-hopeful). One question that I’m asked again and again is, “Am I too old to learn piano?” Or, if they’re not specifically asking me if I think they’re too old, they express concern about their advancing age getting in the way of…

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Instagram Q&A! Your Questions on Music and Life, Answered

Hi friends, Today’s video is an Instagram Q&A. I was home with Jane for a week while Mike was off on a work trip, so we decided to do a spur-of-the-moment type video. Follow me on Instagram if you want to catch the next one, or just follow my stories! Take care, Allysia

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Q&A with my piano teacher, PART 2: Adult students

Hi all! If you missed the first part of the Q&A with my piano teacher, definitely check that out. We talked about everything from music philosophies to teaching me as a child. 🙂 Here’s part 2 of our discussion, which largely centers around adult students. A full transcript of our conversation can be found below.…

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Q&A WITH MY PIANO TEACHER!

Hi friends, In today’s episode of PianoTV, I’m doing a Q&A session with my childhood piano teacher. This is part 1 of a 2-part series – we had plenty to talk about!

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Piano Q&A: All about tempo markings in music

In today’s video, we’re going to answer a question about tempo markings in music. It’s a pretty straightforward answer so this won’t be a hugely long video, but it’s an important topic that I’ve yet to discuss on this channel.

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Being an accompanist: The toughest musical gig

Today we’re going to take a look at what it’s like being an accompanist. I’ve talked about piano teaching on this channel a bit in the past, so I thought it would be fun to take a look at other musical gigs, particularly the ones I’ve personally done.

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Piano Q&A: How can I impress my piano teacher?

For today’s Q&A, I’m digging into the past – I’ve got a giant page of requests and questions from you, so I delved into the archives. Today’s question is one I answered very briefly once upon a time, but thought it would be fun to expand upon.

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Piano Q&A: Do you need talent to be good at the piano?

Today’s question comes from my piano students, and it’s something I’ve discussed with various students on multiple occasions. Do you need talent to be good at the piano? Is talent for some, and not for others? And what is talent, anyway?

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