This week, I learned that even professional musicians may have a little “midlife musician” in them. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: August 2009
Learning from the Pros
If you’ve ever had the chance to sit in on a master class, you can learn quite a lot to improve your own playing. (Once you get past the point of being glad YOU aren’t the person whose playing is being critiqued in public!!) Continue reading
Filed under Musicians of Note
Practice? or Playing?
I was browsing through an (old) book about piano technique the other day. The book, written by a virtuoso piano player in about 1902, pointed out that practice involves not just the body, but the brain, and that effective practice is a lot of work. Continue reading
Filed under Returning to Music