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July 14, 2016
How to Achieve Fluency in Playing

  This topic about playing with fluency or achieving the fluency of playing that one wants is suitable for all Teachers and students alike. How many of you have even have a student play a piece with frequent stumbles and hesitations, even though they can play much better than that? This can happen to students […]

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July 10, 2016
Hilarious Performance by Igudesman & Joo

I attended the performance by Igudesman & Joo at Victoria Theatre on both nights Thursday and Friday. They performed two different performances for the show. This is their first ever performance in Singapore. The duo comprises of Aleksey Igudesmanm, a violinist. He studied at the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin. He has a successful career playing, composing, […]

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July 4, 2016
Check out this rendition of Pachelbel Canon

I know that the Pachelbel Canon in D has been played so many times over, in every medium and mode that you probably think there couldn't be anymore creative ways to play it. Guess again. I've got just the video for you.. Check this video link out "Forest Xylophone" playing Pachelbel Canon. Seeing is believing. […]

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June 26, 2016
Note Rush - Check out the New App for Music Teachers

  I am very excited to introduce to you a brand new app for music teachers called Note Rush. I discovered that this app is such a useful tool for my students. Note Rush has become my favorite app for piano teaching. Note Rush is a note reading app that is simple, intuitive, and fun. I […]

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June 15, 2016
ABRSM Music Theory Examination Registration

    Just wanted to share this Announcement by ABRSM in case you missed it! The Next Registration Exam Period for the ABRSM Music Theory Session Two in Singapore begins on 20 June 2016. Registration Period: 20 June to 1 July 2016 for the exam on 1 October 2016. The deadline for online entries is: […]

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June 11, 2016
To Take Piano Exams or Not to Take? That is the Question

Hi there, With the ABRSM Practical Exams just around the corner, I am busy preparing my students for the upcoming exams in July. To Take the Piano Exams or Not to Take? This is one of the topics that come up frequently from parents who start that children on the musical journey. Many ask if […]

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June 7, 2016
Top 5 Mistakes that Students Make Learning Piano, Part 2

This is the continuation to my previous blog on the Top 5 Mistakes Students Make When Learning the Piano. Besides the Lack of Practice and Ignoring Mistakes and carrying on, the other 5 most common made mistakes are: Practicing Too Fast Most students go about practicing a new piece by going at it at full […]

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May 28, 2016
Top 5 Mistakes that Students Make Learning Piano Part 1

I have compiled the Top 5 Common Mistakes that Students make which might be hindering their progress in Piano lessons. Hand Position Incorrect Hand Position especially for Beginners. (Watch out for The Palm is being too flat, touching the wood of the   piano). However some students with poor foundation in the basics also might have developed […]

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May 23, 2016
5 Tips Parents Should Know When Starting Music Lessons

5 Tips Parents Need To Know When Starting Music Lessons Different Age Groups/Different Stages I often receive enquiries from parents who are often concerned when they should start their child’s music education. Many have questions along this line, such as: Would my three-year old enjoy lessons from a pre-school music class and be able to […]

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May 17, 2016
Music in your Life.. Music is to Me...

  I graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1996. Just this past weekend June 14-15, some of my friends attended our 20th Year since Graduation at the Alumni Weekend organized by our University. From the photos taken, they all had a great time.. Photos taken with Professors and fellow Alums. (We even ended up as […]

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