Month: June 2014

Piano teaching videos image version 2

Piano teaching video image version 2. OMG so many buttons to choose from in image manipulation! The shift in acting from theatre to screen perhaps entailed a de-skilling process, comparable to piano’s move from recital to recording – shorter sections, able to be manipulated by buttons….

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My new “advanced piano lessons” series online

Searching for the “Aha” moment at the piano! Hoping to launch my new series of intermediate to advanced piano tutorials on YouTube next week in English and Mandarin.

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貝瑞佐夫斯基鋼琴獨奏會 Boris Berezovsky Piano Recital Review 10 June 2014

Oftentimes the most enjoyable part of a piano recital comes at the end when the performer has finished their conracted work, unbuttons their shirt collar, so to speak, and offers a few encores for the audience’s delight. We heard Debussy Reflets dans l’eau, from Images, followed by 3 Debussy Preludes (La Fille aux cheveux de […]

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Boris Berezovsky Piano Recital Review 10 June 2014 貝瑞佐夫斯基鋼琴獨奏會

Boris Berezovsky Piano Recital Review 10 June 2014 National Concert Hall, Taipei

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How to play the piano

“Difficulties are always the result of an overuse of small muscles and an under-use of large muscles. A balance in activity must be established if difficulties are to disappear. Practising with a faulty balance in activity does not improve matters.” distinguished American piano teacher Abby Whiteside writing in the 1950s. Isn’t it satisfying finding writers […]

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