A composing activity stimulates a 9-year old student's mind and imagination
Solano's Oriental Rug Gallery provided the backdrop for Domenico Scarlatti's music
Fritz is a bundle of energy. He comes to his 45-minute lesson each week before soccer practice and has an additional roster of sports activities that keep him in tip- top shape. Into his third year of piano study, his favorite pieces include: "Bear" by Rebikov, which requires a rotation of the Left Hand to… Continue reading What to do in a 90-minute piano lesson? ( A 9-yr. old meets the challenge) Videos
Kabalevsky bundled important aspects of piano technique into his Op. 39 Pieces for Children.
This in-depth examination of Bach's composition follows a Skype lesson. Most long-distance learning students need this reinforcement to make good use of their practice time during the week. http://youtu.be/R6Arx_1NaIw LINK: https://arioso7.wordpress.com/2012/10/18/bachs-little-prelude-in-d-minor-bwv-926-is-by-no-means-diminutive-videos/
Over Skype, a student in Greece and I gain profound insights about how to phrase Bach's Little Prelude in D minor.
A piano student in Greece uses mental imagery to improve his staccato playing