Practice listening using your auditory memory, recreating melodies and harmonies in your mind, to enhance your piano playing, suggests Jay Alan Zimmerman.
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.
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.
Learn the history of how our modern piano keys came to be, and what they represent, from sound frequencies and mathematical relationships to music theory.
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.
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.
An adult piano student resolves to memorize Schumann’s “From Foreign Lands and People,” and uses music theory and her tactile sense to accomplish the feat.
In relearning the second movement of Beethoven's Appassionata, Joyce Morton practices fluid motions, and relates to the composer's progressive hearing loss.
While on a beach vacation, this adult beginner piano student missed piano practice so much that she began to see mirages of the piano and music everywhere.
Other Good Websites for Piano Students
AmateurPianists gives performance opportunities for outstanding amateur pianists.
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