HAPPY CHRISTMAS!

As another year draws to a close, I hope you have enjoyed reading my blog and, if you are a piano student, have found it useful. Here are the top ten blog posts of the year – several are perennially popular and have appeared on my Christmas ‘favourites’ list many times!

1. How long will it take to learn to play the piano?

2. 10 reasons to play the piano

3. A few thoughts on playing Chopin’s Nocturne No. 20 in C sharp minor Op. Posth.

4. Resolving tension in piano playing

5. Structured piano practice in 5 simple steps

6. 10 tips to seriously improve your piano playing in 2016

7. Why is Grade 5 theory important?

8. 9 top tips for practising octaves

9. A few thoughts on Beethoven’s Fur Elise

10. Contemporary piano music?

The most popular post of all (How long does it take to learn to play the piano?) has been in the top spot every year since this blog’s inception. It’s clearly an important question, to which there are many answers! If you would like me to write on a particular piano topic, you can always write via my contact page (here on the blog). I look forward to hearing from you.

WISHING YOU ALL A VERY HAPPY PEACEFUL CHRISTMAS


My Publications:

For much more information about how to practice piano repertoire, take a look at my two-book piano course, Play it again: PIANO (Schott). Covering a huge array of styles and genres, 49 progressive pieces from approximately Grade 1 – 8 level are featured, with at least two pages of practice tips for every piece. A convenient and beneficial course for students of any age, with or without a teacher, and it can also be used alongside piano examination syllabuses too.

You can find out more about my other piano publications and compositions here.


 

 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.