I’m giving you an update for the past two weeks, because this is my first weekly update, and I want to get you more up to speed. Hope
Since the beginning of the pandemic, I’ve been working non-stop on sharing my ideas about piano playing, meditation, and being creative. It’s been quite a ride. I’ve made
Writer’s block is a huge con. You think the idea is: “I’m trying to write something, but I don’t know what to write. There’s a block.” Yeah, that’s
I gotta get something off my chest. It’s about deep practice. Deep practice is the kind that involves real introspection. Paying close attention to your physical movements. Noticing your thoughts.
Your body doesn’t hurt because you were taught wrong. It hurts because you’re doing it wrong. You are the only one who can fix it. There’s no teacher
“I suck at piano and I know I should give myself more love and acceptance. But, I don’t know how.” Usually, these problems can be sorted out by
At my last workshop, this question was asked by Rachel, an opera singer: “In performance, the stakes are higher. In practice, it’s hard for me to prioritize. There’s
First, let’s get one thing out of the way: just because a teacher told you that your playing sounds mechanical doesn’t mean it does. (the teacher might not
I was looking through some old notebooks the other night, and I wanted to share this: I’ve noticed that when most people practice music, they don’t have fun.
I’m gonna lay this out there first: Being musical is not hard. So…why do you think it’s hard? You think it’s hard because you were told it’s hard.