Thursday June 28th, 2012

Students of the Week (June 21-27)

June 27, 2012 10-point students : Yanie Regina Victoria Joy Jeremy MARVELOUS WORK, ALL OF YOU! Teresa Wong
Wednesday June 27th, 2012

Appearance on TVB Show on July 8 電視節目《文化廣場》 (七月八日)

Watch my performance here June 27, 2012 Teresa Wong and Born Lau will be appearing on TV (TVB Jade, “Cultural Plaza”) on July 8, 2012 […]
Thursday June 21st, 2012

Students of the Week (June 14-20)

June 21, 2012 10-point students !! : Yan Karim Yanie Regina Canaan Alexandra Victoria Joy Jeremy SO MANY 10-POINT STUDENTS THIS WEEK. MARVELOUS WORK, ALL […]
Thursday June 21st, 2012

Victoria Oon: A Couple Solos

June 21, 2012 Victoria plays a couple little songs, “Ode to Joy” and “Drunken Sailor” here: [qt:http://teresawong.dyndns.org:9001/video/victoriasolo.m4v 640 360] Teresa Wong Note: For better viewing […]
Sunday June 17th, 2012

Regina Uy-Tioco: Solo & Duet

June 17, 2012 Regina plays a couple songs here: Video 1: “The Rain” (solo) [qt:http://teresawong.dyndns.org:9001/video/reginarain.m4v 640 360] Video 2: A little duet with Teresa Wong […]
Friday June 15th, 2012

學生們,讓我們一起面對彈奏中的恐懼

(中文翻譯: Tsui Tik Wei) Original English Version: Students, Let Us Face Our Fear In Playing 二零一二年六月十五日 親愛的學生們: 我知道有時候你們彈奏時會有所恐懼,但是,我會與你們一起面對。 的確,我們總害怕犯錯:彈錯了音或節奏、遺漏了臨時符號(或意外地彈了不需要的降音或升音)、用了不正確的演奏法、彈得太快或太慢。我們把注意力放在錯誤上,或只是害怕可能會犯甚麼錯時,就已經無法集中精神了。無法集中把曲彈對,無法集中彈奏悅耳的樂聲及樂句。無法集中演奏及享受音樂──我們自己的音樂。 我不能說自己無所畏懼。事實上,我在生活中的很多方面,包括在彈琴及演奏時,都面對著不少的恐懼。過去,我選擇逃避。例如,我不想聽自己的錄音,怕自己並沒有彈得我想像的或我應該的那麼好。我完全不想面對這問題。但是,這樣做並不對。如果我不聆聽自己的彈奏,又怎能找出自己的問題,改變彈奏方式呢?那又怎會有進步,並從錯誤中學習呢?最後,我硬著頭皮聆聽自己的彈奏,因而得益不少。那是邁向重大進步的第一步。改善彈奏技巧的情況也是一樣。我很仔細地觀察自己的手指和雙手、雙臂和身體對齊及協調得多麼不理想。這樣我才發覺這是不行的。我很清楚要改善自己多年來的彈奏方式是很困難的,但為了我對彈琴所抱的熱愛,希望往後多年仍能享受彈琴之樂,我必須改變。不用說,改變的過程可謂困難重重。但是,我從中理解到自己的彈奏有甚麼問題,並著力改善。我在錯誤中獲益,並弄清楚自己因為手指或手臂對齊的情況怎樣不當,及錯誤運用了哪組肌肉,而害怕彈奏某些樂段。 我總是說要抱正面的態度。部分同學已讀過我借給你們一些談及這點的書。我說你們要改變思考方式。要保持正面想法,要向前看。要學習思考和增強信心的新方法,要相信自己,相信你也能彈好。然後,改進你的技巧,從一開始就相信自己能做到。因為,如果態度正面,就會看到美好的前景,並以此為目標努力改進。相反,如果我們不相信自己能做到,就會試著證明自己真的做不到,這樣就會陷進一個永無盡頭、不斷重複的惡性循環裡。 準確也是我要求你要做到的另一點,尤其是在節奏和速度方面。並不只是說要彈得長些或短些,而是要準確至不忘一個四分音符裡有多少個三十二分音符,或一個附點八分音符裡有多少個十六分音符的程度。休止符對音樂的「呼吸」起關鍵作用,切句法也一樣。不要盲目彈奏,懶去在意。要正視問題,然後逐個問題解決。 這些話我一定已經在課堂中一再重複了。有時候我也會想,你們是否永遠不會改變彈奏方式呢,因為你們都沒有先改變思考和感受的方式。但是我總相信你們是能做到的,只要你們也相信自己。我一直期待聽到你們的轉變,我會耐心等待這一刻的來臨…… 各位同學,請和我一起努力。讓我們一起面對彈奏中的恐懼。沒有你的話,我就只是孤軍作戰。 黃穎妍老師
Thursday June 14th, 2012

Students of the Week (June 7-13)

June 14, 2012 10-point students !! : Victoria Joy Jeremy MARVELOUS WORK, ALL THREE OF YOU THIS WEEK! Teresa Wong
Thursday June 14th, 2012

Phu Yan: The Dance of Aborigines

June 14, 2012 Phu Yan plays “The Dance of Aborigines” by Yoshinao Nakada. [qt:http://teresawong.dyndns.org:9001/video/yanabor.m4v 640 360] Teresa Wong Note: For better viewing experience, please click […]
Monday June 11th, 2012

Students, Let Us Face Our Fear In Playing

(中文翻譯: 學生們,讓我們一起面對彈奏中的恐懼) June 11, 2012 Dear Students, I understand that you have a lot of fear in your playing at times. But, let us face […]
Sunday June 10th, 2012

Joy Chan: Sonatina

June 10, 2012 Joy Chan plays Sonatina in C major Op.36 No.1, first movement, “Spiritoso” by Clementi. [qt:http://teresawong.dyndns.org:9001/video/joysonatina.m4v 640 360] Good improvement, Joy! Need to […]
Saturday June 9th, 2012

Bismarck Lee: Caprice

June 9, 2012 Bismarck Lee plays Caprice, a simplified version of the theme by Paganini. [qt:http://teresawong.dyndns.org:9001/video/bismarck.m4v 640 360] Good try for the first video! Relax […]
Wednesday June 6th, 2012

Teresa Wong: on Efficient Practice (Beethoven)

June 6, 2012 Teresa Wong talks about how to develop a more efficient way of practice, with an example from Beethoven’s Sonata in F minor, […]
Wednesday June 6th, 2012

Teresa Wong and Born Lau : Duo Appassionato

– VIOLA AND PIANO DUO CONCERT- Wednesday, July 4, 2012, 8:00pm Hong Kong Science Museum Tickets : HKD$200, $150 Teresa Wong, Pianist Born Lau, Violist […]
Wednesday June 6th, 2012

Our Guest Performer in “Duo Appassionato” Concert: Stephanie Wong, violin

June 6, 2012 Stephanie Wong started her violin education with Takako Nishizaki since three year-old. She won her first Champion at Hong Kong Schools Music […]
Sunday June 3rd, 2012

Teresa Wong: The Dance of Aborigines

June 3, 2012 Teresa Wong plays “The Dance of Aborigines” by Yoshinao Nakada. [qt:http://teresawong.dyndns.org:9001/video/Twdanceabor.m4v 640 360] Teresa Wong Note: For better viewing experience, please click […]