Why Do We Have Technical Problems?

A mini workshop in Steinway Piano Gallery, Miami, FL - February 2016

By Alan Fraser

12 Lessons

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SERIES LESSONS

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1

How Do We Work With Children

Alan talks about the right way to get started with the piano and how the teacher should approach the beginners

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2

How to Avoid Stiffness

Developing a function is a way to avoid stiffness

3

The Importance of Standing

Alan stresses the importance of standing hand from a young age

4

Drop and Stand

Functional standing that gives us the quality tone

5

Piano Walking and the Young Pianists

Alan works with a young student and explains the propper technique

6

Focal Dystonia

Alan talks about dystonia and how to avoid/fix it

7

How Can Thumb Play the Piano?

Short lesson on the thumb and how we started playing with it

8

The First Lesson-Hand Position

A question on how do we set up a beginner's hand on the piano

9

Why is Elasticity Important

Alan talks about elasticity and why we should embrace it.

10

Beethoven-Fur Elise Part 1

Alan is helping a stundent's dysfunctional hand stand up and gives great performance advice

11

Beethoven-Fur Elise Part 2

Many great things in this lesson. Alan explaines many key aspects of his approach

12

Back to Basics

18 minute long lesson with a young pianist packed with useful info