Great Pianists – Lang Lang

Great Pianists – Lang Lang

Great Pianists I must admit that there was a time when I wasn’t a fan of Lang Lang. Perhaps it was his bravado or maybe it was his desire to appeal to the masses but I have since changed my tune. Lang Lang has become a huge proponent of classical […]

05/30/2014 11:23 am 1 comment

Piano History – Domenico Scarlatti

Piano History – Domenico Scarlatti

Domenico Scarlatti I have always enjoyed Scarlatti’s music and have played a few of his Sonatas back in college. I found his music tremendously enjoyable to be played and highly recommend learning a few of his pieces. Below this post, I have included a link to a few of his […]

05/28/2014 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

Episode 10: Let it Go on the Piano from Disney’s Frozen

Episode 10: Let it Go on the Piano from Disney’s Frozen

  Lesson Lesson Play along with the recording In this week’s Tip of the Week and free piano lesson, we are learning to play the piano intro and chord accompaniment for Let it Go from Disney’s Frozen. A always, I transcribe the song in it’s original key so you can […]

05/26/2014 7:21 pm Comments are Disabled

Piano Theory – Find Any Key with this Easy Tip

Piano Theory – Find Any Key with this Easy Tip

Piano Theory Tip Throughout my years of teaching, I am amazed at how many piano players find it difficult to identify what key a particular piece is in. I also find it odd how many piano players avoid learning music theory! When we are learning to play the piano, it’s […]

05/22/2014 2:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Kids Music & Art at the Guild for Exceptional Children

Kids Music & Art at the Guild for Exceptional Children

A Special Day of Music and Art As many of you know, among the many joys in my life, being a Music Therapist for special needs children is at the top of my list. I am privileged to work at the Guild for Exceptional Children in Brooklyn, NY and today […]

05/20/2014 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

Episode #9 How to Play “Say Something” on Piano

Episode #9 How to Play “Say Something” on Piano

  Lesson Lesson Play along with the recording In this week’s Tip of the Week, we are learning to play the intro and chord accompaniment for Say Something by A Great Big World. A always, I transcribe the song in it’s original key so you can play it with the […]

05/19/2014 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Piano Games Saturday – Music Match

Piano Games Saturday – Music Match

Music Games It’s no secret that we all like to play games. The good thing is that if we play games that will teach us something or at least are related to a topic that we enjoy, then we can kill two birds with one stone. There are many great […]

05/18/2014 7:44 am Comments are Disabled