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Piano on the Right-Side of the Brain

Piano on the Right-Side of the Brain

Some of you may remember a book titled “Drawing on the Right-Side of the Brain” by Betty Edwards. In this book, Betty Edwards tried to teach you how to see differently. She reasoned that once you could look at something with the eyes of an artist, you would be able to create like an artist.…

Avoid These 3 Common Mistakes – When Improvising

Mistake #1 – Thinking about what you’re going to play A lot of students think there should be some kind of preparation before improvising on the piano. They are right! There should be some thought as to the sound, tonality, key – but once these choices are made the thinking should stop and the playing should begin.…

Creating Your Own Unique Music

Have you ever dreamed of penning your own compositions? Writing music has been a dream of mine for the longest time. And it’s a dream I am fortunate enough to have realized. The idea of having a finished piece of music in front of you is exciting to say the least, but many students rush the process and end up with music that is less than what they originally thought of.…
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