Monday February 29th, 2016

Where do you get inspiration for your piano playing?  

Sometimes students feel lack of new ideas to express in their playing and ask me this question, “how can I be more inspired?” To that […]
Saturday February 27th, 2016

(中文) 鋼琴學習的進程和空間

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Monday February 22nd, 2016

Emily D. plays Sports Song

Emily Danatarayana plays her own composition “Sports Song”.  
Sunday February 21st, 2016

Yanie W. plays Edward Elgar’s Salut D’amour

Tuesday February 16th, 2016

Common Questions on Music Learning and Piano Lessons (Part II)

What happens in a piano lesson? Piano lessons should include more than learning a few pieces and some scales for an upcoming exam or competition. First of all, the lessons should be pre-planned and well structured, according to the progress plan made by the teacher with further discussion with parents and students.
Sunday February 14th, 2016

Common Questions on Music/Piano Lessons (Part I)

Listening to music is one of the greatest joys in life. Making music gives us an even more profound sense of enjoyment and a deeper understanding of this universal language. Providing yourself/your children with a musical education is a wonderful gift of a lifetime. For decades, different studies show both explicitly and subtly the many benefits of music learning, including improving IQ and enhancing children’s learning capability in all areas of learning even in academic subjects like mathematics and languages. Piano training is in fact a great way to train one’s mind and discipline, and requires both physical and mental coordination...
Wednesday February 3rd, 2016

Afterthoughts on Student Concert 2016

I’m very glad that our annual student concert has come to a fruitful completion last Sunday.  Here I’d like to take this opportunity to thank […]