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4 years ago by A Pianist in Piano teaching and pedagogy

From my Blog, thought it would be nice to reproduce it here... Recently I gave a lesson to a guy who is a computer whiz but who, when he recently took up piano as a hobby, found he was having lots...

4 years ago by A Pianist in Technique and methods

"Haven't read it but a sentence on the site caught my interest: '...replaces both tension and over-relaxation with effective hand activation...' 'Everyone else preaches how you should be p...

4 years ago by A Pianist in Technique and methods

I came across this in Feldy Forum and thought I would pass it on, especially to Andrew - might this shed some light on the ongoing conundrum of arm weight? This is from Hans Holter Solhjell, a Fel...

4 years ago by A Pianist in Technique and methods

Hi, I have been reading this book "The Russian Piano School" ... Moscow consertavoire professors on the art of the piano - translated by C. Barnes. On one of the chapters Konstantin Ig...

4 years ago by A Pianist in Technique and methods

I've been browsing through a long exchange between cziffra and arhidesign about this and that, and amongst other things, arm weight. I have always enjoyed cziffra's real dedication and highly percepti...

4 years ago by A Pianist in Technique and methods

I would like to know your thoughts about the following: what is missing for you in the book and the DVD? What needs to be addressed more fully, or in a different way? What hasn't been addressed at all...

4 years ago by A Pianist in Student evaluation video discussion group

Hello everyone, Just to let you know that I have finally booked my flights home for the summer and so I have a schedule to offer of where I will be and when, for anyone interested in having some l...

4 years ago by A Pianist in Readers and viewers emails

I got an email question from a young pianist the other day that I thought would clarify some of the basic problems in piano technque. Here's the email followed by my response. "I'm a 17...