High-frequency hearing loss has led amateur pianist Ricker Choi to perform with earplugs, turn down the volume, and spend practice time away from the piano.
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.
Practicing the first movement of Mozart’s Piano Sonata in G Major, an adult piano student wonders when she’ll be able to say she’s finished with the piece.
To enhance your piano playing, practice listening using your auditory memory, recreating melodies and harmonies in your mind, suggests Jay Alan Zimmerman.
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.
Concert pianist Simone Dinnerstein, who used to teach adult piano lessons, offers valuable tips for musical interpretation in an open, inspiring interview.
This video of an adult piano lesson and interview with Cosmo Buono provides tips on finding your own musical interpretation and remembering to be grateful.
An interview with creators of Piano Accents: Latin America, accessible piano repertoire minus the cute pictures, a good choice for advanced beginner adults.
Other Good Websites for Piano Students
AmateurPianists gives performance opportunities for outstanding amateur pianists.
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