Wednesday June 29th, 2016

References for Piano Music of Classical Period

Here are some great references for anyone who is serious in learning more in depth about piano/keyboard music of the classical era: CPE Bach’s treatise: Versuch […]
Tuesday May 10th, 2016
Piano Technique Transformation, 鋼琴技巧改造

Control of Weight in Our Piano Playing (Part II)

In the last post I wrote about how the application of force in striking the piano keys down would drastically affect our piano playing. And there are two ideas you must understand. The first idea is: "We apply different level of weights for different dynamics." Which I have explained in the last post. In this post I continue to discuss about the second idea, which is "We apply different level of weights for each key - even in the same dynamic level."
Sunday January 10th, 2016

How do you choose your piano diploma exam programme?

Choosing a right programme for your piano diploma exam sets the right path for ultimate success.  How do you choose your programme then? And how do […]
Thursday January 7th, 2016

The Ultimate Solution to Your Success at the Piano

Are you always frustrated with constant practice but not enough improvement in your playing? Do you know you actually have so much more potential to grow and progress? Do you want to play so well that you surprise and surpass your old self (/old teacher) ? Here is the ultimate solution to change the way you play, to pass the exam you want, and to reach your utmost potential. (The same goes for your children). Let's GO!
Friday November 27th, 2015

Recommendations on Useful Piano Technical Exercises (Part I)

(中文) Why do we need technical exercises and which exercises I recommend piano players to practice with.
Sunday November 22nd, 2015

Three Key Qualities of a Successful Piano Teacher 

In our Piano Pedagogy Course (Level I), I discuss with student teachers what they think it is to be a “successful piano teacher”. In return […]
Friday November 6th, 2015

Three Crucial Steps to Prepare for a Successful Viva Voce Exam

Prior to the “big day” aka diploma exam day, I ask my students to do three steps in terms of viva voce preparation for me […]
Thursday November 5th, 2015

dipABRSM (Piano Performance): Viva Voce Preparation Notes

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Thursday October 8th, 2015

Useful Links For Music Research

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Friday October 2nd, 2015

Piano Clinic

Piano Clinic is a one-off consultation service provided by Miss Teresa Wong. This is a great opportunity for piano students who need extra help and […]
Sunday August 9th, 2015

DipABRSM Piano Exam Viva Voce Preparation Chart

DipABRSM Piano Exam Viva Voce Preparation Chart This is a TYPED version of the chart I drew in the video about preparation for viva voce in diploma exam
Friday August 7th, 2015

New Piano Programs !

Teresa Wong School of Music is launching new exciting piano programs for the new academic year! Ranging from piano beginner to piano diplomas and piano teacher training, there is definitely one program for you!
Wednesday May 20th, 2015

What must we do differently when we progress to diploma performance level?

What must we do differently when we progress to diploma performance level? 1. Independent thinking It’s one thing you listen to your teacher’s advice and […]
Tuesday April 21st, 2015

Ask The Right Question

In our practice, we have to always ask ourselves, “what is the problem that stops us from playing well?” Identify the source, single out the […]
Friday March 27th, 2015

鋼琴演奏文憑考試常見問題(第一部分)

文憑考試常見問題(演奏)(第一部分) 大家可參考以下的常見問題和答案: 問一:哪些音樂考試局在香港提供文憑考試? 香港兩個最為人熟悉的音樂考試局分別是英國皇家音樂學院聯合委員會(Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, ABRSM)和英國聖三一音樂學院(Trinity College London)。 問二:有哪些種類的文憑可供考取? 共有三種音樂文憑: ABRSM:音樂演奏、指揮、樂器/聲樂教學 聖三一音樂學院:音樂演奏、教學、理論及作曲 問三:兩個考試局的音樂文憑分別設有多少級別? 兩個考試局的各種音樂文憑均有三個級別。 演奏文憑方面: ABRSM:dipABRSM、LRSM以及FRSM 聖三一:ATCL、LTCL以及FTCL 考取演奏文憑時,考生須以他們自選的樂器,在限時內演奏三至四首風格和年代不同的樂曲。樂曲須選自音樂考試局提供的課程大綱(兩個考試局的演奏時限和可供選擇樂曲的全部樂目並不相同)。 問四:每個演奏文憑的整個演奏曲目為時多久? […]