Music (Piano)

3 Things I Wish I Knew Before Learning the Piano Again

May 8, 2020(edit)

I hope you had a good week, notwithstanding, you know, the virus. The US unemployment numbers just came out today, and it’s harder and harder to stay optimistic. Have you seen this guitar performance? That’s how I’m feeling right now. We just need to laugh. So in the spirit of fun, I’m doing something different in this blog post. I’m going to let you change the blog topic of this post to whatever you like. How, you might ask? Well, read on my friend.… View More

Learning Piano as an Adult: 1 Year Progress

Apr 24, 2020(edit)

Do you think you’re too old to learn something new? Well, this post might help debunk that notion. Who knows, maybe this coronavirus lockdown might just be the perfect time to dust off that forgotten dream! Mine was playing the piano, and it all started with a spark of inspiration.… View More

Self-Doubt is Bullshit

May 6, 2019(edit)

While talking to my Mom over FaceTime last week, I played Waltz in A Minor by Chopin, a piece I’ve been working on for the past month. I was starting and stopping every couple of beats. And finally I got to the end. “Why can’t you play it all the way through?”… View More

Synchronicity Example : Back to Piano

Apr 29, 2019(edit)

I’ve been thinking how I got back into piano after 35 years of not playing. I attribute it to synchronicity. I was getting lunch at the cafeteria at my day job, and I bumped into a colleague as I was waiting in line to pay. “Do you want to have lunch together?”… View More

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