September 15, 2010
How to Develop a Sense of Rhythm

In lieu of the on-going piano examinations and my experience in conducting Sight-Reading classes for students, many students find developing a good sense of rhythm is one of the most challenging part of playing the piano. Some piano teachers might also find developing a good sense of rhythm in their students is also just as […]

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August 3, 2010
Music Resources for Young Students

Music Resources I have been scouting for educational music websites for young kids and recently discovered the Classics for Kids Website. It is used to introduce elementary (primary) students to the periods of music history and expose them to the lives and works of the composers of each era. Children are more likely to play […]

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July 12, 2010
Playing with expression

Whenever I teach students a slow piece, I always tell them to relax, and think of the melody line. It is important to always keep your chest open. Tension in the shoulders can affect the arms  and wrist in a negative way. Once you keep your chest open and relax, the sound created is just […]

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June 18, 2010
A Music Journey...

M.U.S.I.C. In Your Life  For most of us who have gone through formal piano lessons, we all have a story to tell about our experiences with piano teachers. I have heard inspirational stories of piano teachers who truly inspire, and are the most patient and understanding teachers you will ever encounter. On the flip side […]

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