Clowns: Staccato and Character with Yian

Yian is playing a piece by Tchaikovsky called Clowns. It is part of her ABRSM Grade 3 Piece Repertoire. She is struggling with speed as well as playing with a light approach to bring out that “clowny” character. We explore different ways to help bring out the playfulness of the piece better.

Romanze – Correcting Semiquavers with Yian

Yian is playing ABRSM Grade 3 in Piano this year and is having some trouble with getting to grips with some of the rhythms in her piece, Romanze. Here we explore some ways to make it easier for her to get certain rhythmic sections correct.