Q&A

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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Piano Q&A: How to remember the sharps and flats

Hi and welcome to today’s Q&A session on PianoTV! Today’s question will be a short and sweet one, but I really like this question and have seen it in my studio a fair amount. So without further ado, let’s get into it!

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Piano Q&A: Advancing through books/levels very quickly

Hi friends! Today’s Q&A session is about moving through method books and grade levels really quickly. I’ll discuss the pros and cons of this, and what I think is the best approach based on what I’ve seen in my studio over the past 10 years.

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Piano Q&A: How much time to spend on non-method book pieces?

Today’s question is from one of our Patreon supporters, Fred Jones. He asks, “Your opinion on using outside songs with workbooks. For example, I am using Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course #1 as my workbook. I also bought a book of level 1 Christmas music because the songs seemed like they would be fun to…

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August Q&A: Legato Playing, Collapsing Fingers and More

Hi and welcome to this month’s Q&A session! Every month, I answer four of your piano-related questions as best as I can. Feel free to leave any other questions you might have in the comments, and perhaps I’ll answer them in the September episode.

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July Q&A with PianoTV: Hand Balance, Memorization and More

Hello and welcome to this month’s Q&A session with PianoTV! As with every month, we tackle four questions on a variety of piano topics. This month we’ll be approaching everything from how much to memorize and how to make one hand louder than the other. Let’s get started!

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