Quarantine or Paradise: an interview with GéNIA

As the COVID-19 health crisis continues to dominate our everyday lives, many artists have taken to online forums, and particularly social media, in order to continue their work. With this in mind, Russian pianist, composer, teacher and writer, GéNIA (Genia Chudinovich) has established a new interview series, ‘Quarantine or Paradise’, where she will speak to…

Guest Post: 11 ways to kick start your practice routine

Happy World Piano Day! Today’s guest writer is Evgenia Chudinovich (GéNIA). GéNIA (pictured below) has written for my blog before (you can read her very popular article here), and she is a highly experienced pianist, teacher, author, composer, and creator of Piano-Yoga®. Here, she offers some practice tips for those in need of some inspiration! Have…

Guest Post: Maintaining Concentration in Piano Playing and Practice

Russian pianist, teacher, composer, and founder of Piano-Yoga®, GéNIA (pictured below) has kindly written this fascinating and very helpful guest post. It focuses on the most effective methods of keeping concentration during practice and playing.   Often pianists mistakenly believe that many of their challenges manifest due to a lack of practice or lack of…