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Claiming Your Passion

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Claiming Your Passion with a Slow Embrace

After her workshop, Claiming Your Passion . . . Despite a Hearing Loss, Nancy M. Williams reflects on reasons to jump into your passion or ease in slowly.

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Cookie Monster and My Hearing Loss, in My CHHA Talk

In her talk at the CHHA National Conference, Nancy M. Williams will reveal how Cookie Monster and her hearing loss helped her reclaim her passion for music.

Hearing Health Affirmations

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Hearing Health Affirmations from a Singer

Hearing health for the hard of hearing can be strengthened by affirmations. A mezzo-soprano singer with conductive hearing loss makes positive statements.

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Hearing Health Affirmations from a Violist

Wendy Cheng, a violist with cochlear implants in both ears, states her affirmations, positive statements to enhance hearing health.

Classical Piano Music Amplified™

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The Chopin Prelude in E Minor Amplified

Gain insight into how to play and interpret the Chopin Prelude in E Minor, from using tempo rubato to convey emotion to balancing the right and left hands.

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The Debussy Rêverie Amplified

Multiple perspectives for playing and interpreting the Debussy Rêverie, including communicating the music’s rises and falls through your own breath control.

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Satie’s Gymnopédie No. 3 Amplified

Learn more about how to play and interpret Erik Satie’s Gymnopédie No. 3, which involves a wide spectrum of dynamic contrasts and leaps with the left hand.

Piano Technique

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My Left Hand

Bass clef and left hand notes don't come easily, but this amateur pianist finds that understanding chord progressions is the first step toward improvement. »

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How I Learned to Count at 49

An adult flutist has a secret: she never knew how to count music. After skating by in middle school band, she now adds logic and technique to her playing. »

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A Frog Hop to the Bach Fugue in C

Stephen Malinowski has created an entirely fresh approach for making Bach's music visual. His videos break down contrapuntal voices into a digestible form. »

Musicians with Hearing Loss

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Relearning to Hear Melodies

Pat Dobbs, a pianist who is now relearning to enjoy music with a cochlear implant, has written an empowering set of principles for people with hearing loss.

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Hear This! An Anthology

Performed by musicians with hearing loss, Hear This! is a new CD anthology featuring tracks from pianists, guitarists, a cellist and others from the AAMHL.

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My Key to Music

To cope with a hearing loss, this singer and amateur pianist recalibrated her voice techniques and started using companion mics to access music once again.

Other Good Websites for Piano Students

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AmateurPianists

AmateurPianists gives performance opportunities for outstanding amateur pianists.

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Sing For Hope

Sing for Hope’s mission is to make the arts accessible to all and is informed by our belief that the arts have unique power to uplift, unite, and transform individuals and communities.