Kayla played at the Pretoria Eisteddfod last week in the Grade 4 Prescribed work category as well as the Grade 4 Exam pieces category. She received an A for both of her performances. Well done Kayla! Keep up the good work!
In this new tutorial on the Enchanted Garden, a Trinity College Grade 1 piece, I focus specifically on hand movements as most student get confused with the movements.
Gladys and her family recently relocated to England where she is still practicing her music. This is the wonderful email and video I received from them.
In this video tutorial, Olivia and I take a look at Mission Impossible, an easy arrangement for the young player. We look at the different parts, where to place our hands and some of the more important notes to remember.
Jayden and many of my other students are having some trouble remembering and getting the rhythm correct in Hand in Hand, the Trinity Grade 1 Piano exam piece.
In the video below, we take a quick look at playing the piece in tempo as well as the most important movements that help with getting the piece more fluently.
Todo o Mundo Passa by Villa Lobos is a beautiful little piece that is on the prepared piece list for the Eisteddfod for 2018. In this video I take a look at how to go about learning the piece and avoid the most common areas of mistakes.
In this tutorial we take a look at how to learn and play the Enchanted Garden, a Trinity College Grade 1 Piece.
Struggling with the Grade 2 TCL Piece called Marionettes? Want to get better faster at playing it? This video will help you understand the basics as well as hand movement, some fingering as well as tempo and other neat tricks you might not have been thinking about.
Annabel recently started with Grade 1 Piano and in only two weeks we learned all the notes for Hand in Hand. Here she is showing of her dedication and skill. Well done Annie and keep up the good work!
I did a bit of practicing over the holidays one morning at 3AM when I couldn’t sleep. This was the outcome: Debussy’s “Piece pour le vetement du blesse” (The Dressing of the Wounded) from Page d’album (Page from a Sketchbook).
Madison wanted to learn some Christmas Songs for Piano to play at her family get together over the Festive Holidays. Here Madison and I practice Oh Christmas Tree together.
The F minor Harmonic scale is a scale that students doing official exams for TCL Grade 3 will learn. Here we have a look at the fingering as well as the notes that are played.