We live in a world of Fast Lanes, though skills such as Learning to Play Piano offer very few short-cuts. But we’ve come up with two ways that work like magnets to keep students moving ahead at the keyboard: 1) Play along with Professional Orchestral Accompaniments – It’s no secret that students are more fulfilled … More Learning Piano in the Fast Lane – Two Ways to keep students moving
I have had the joy (and at times, joviality) that comes with working on stage with a sizable audience. I was on the staff of a church of about 2,000 members. Our monthly concert series brought in a number of guest artists. Once each year, I was that guest. I had developed a community choir … More “Total Confusion in Just Two Seconds” – A personal “Faux Pas”
Today is your opportunity to take a FREE test that lets you know IF and TO WHAT EXTENT you have the ability to improvise. In a previous Blog, I indicated that there is one gift you need to possess in order to improvise. So . . . what is that one gift? It’s the … More The One Gift You Need for “Improvising” – Take the Relative Pitch Test!
‘Improv’ – short for “Improvisation” – is a somewhat intriguing subject. What does it take to play music without notes? … More “Improvisation” – An intriguing mystery