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How to enrich your scales? Masterclass. Sticky

Mar
20

For those who have achieved good velocity, but overlooked the musicality of scales - an interesting master class (video 26 minutes) Russian teacher Emma Leuiman https://artofpianotechnique.wixsite.com/artofpianotechnique

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Thoughts on Pre-Performance Rituals

Dec
18

Whether it’s eating a banana or doing a little dance, pre-performance rituals give us something familiar and comforting to do before stepping out onto a stage. Besides setting up your instrument and making sure your shirt is tucked in, a pre-performance ritual serves to give us some comfort that whatever will happen will be okay. While there are many benefits to having a pre-performance ritual such as helping one to achieve a positive mental state and quiet jittery nerves, there are some instances where it could negatively affect your overall performance.

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How to Practice

Dec
11

So, here you are in a practice room with your instrument. It could be a cello, a trombone, a piano, but whatever it is, there’s one thing every musician needs to do: practice, and practice well. How can you make the most of your time with your instrument and what should you be mindful of while playing in order to take care of yourself both mentally and physically? This article attempts to lay out some guidelines for practicing productively, including setting realistic short and long term goals, practicing mindfully, taking care of your body, and having fun while playing.

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How does hearing a live Jazz Performance make you feel ?

Aug
22

 Eugen Cicero Jazz Trio - Live https://youtu.be/SiCLp6oZrUQThis a historic performance, of a Jazz legend and his trio.When you hear this music, how does it make you feel?Jazz is related to Classical music but has its own harmonies and traditional style.See if you like this style, and why ! 

Where Do Most Of Young Musicians In the World Live And Study?

Apr
11

Right! China has become a powerful force in classical music. More musicians live in China than in any other country.

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Why do we like THIS over THAT?

Apr
07

Music is not as universal as a popular expression puts it. It is very regional, and we are not always ready to enjoy it.

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Beware of the Internet pranks - poor Beethoven!!!

Mar
21

The more famous you are, the more you suffer from the Web!

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Doctor Faustus by Quintessence Theater

Mar
20

Doctor Faustus by Quintessence Theater, March 30 through April 24, 2016

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