During my early years of piano teaching, I spent a lot of time on learning about piano playing and music aspects: piano technique, piano performance, music theory and analysis, music history – all the technical aspects of piano performance. Little did I know that, in order to learn how to teach better, I needed to… Continue reading Positive Encouragement
Sometimes we become impatient when it seems like we are not getting any progress in our piano journey. And it is completely normal to feel that way, especially when we feel we are putting a lot of effort trying to be better at the piano. With my many years’ experience of piano playing, performing and… Continue reading Patience and Persistence
There will be lessons for the Labor Day weekend. About fall concert, I have booked the church venue in Gunbarrel due to popular vote. I am very excited to see everyone and listen to my students performing in person this time!
In the last post, I wrote about the basics of planning for successful piano practice at home. Today in this post, I want to dive deeper into the planning of a piano practice session. Obviously, everyone has one same goal when it comes to practice: to be better at the piano. But at the same… Continue reading How to Plan for Successful Piano Practice (2)
There are a lot of questions and concerns about piano practice – indeed, piano lessons are only half of the battle so to speak. Without regular practice, progress is minimal. This post is not only for parents but also adult students. First thing I always stress is to set up a regular piano practice schedule… Continue reading How to Plan for Successful Piano Practice (1)
I sure hope everyone is enjoying my piano lessons and all the activities we’ve done so far. It’s been my privilege to get to know everyone of you and get connected. My goal is to bring this wonderful gift of piano/music into your lives, and that such gift would grow and flourish in your heart, to accompany you in this beautiful music journey of yours.
There has been an overwhelming number of request about my piano lessons lately – I really appreciate everyone’s interest in my teaching. Thank you! You can sign up for potential open slots on the waitlist using this contact form link.
I am excited to have our online student concert soon, and it will be on June 19 Saturday at 2pm. We have been recording students’ performances individually, and the plan is to put them together as a complete concert performance. Again, this is mostly for younger students, and we would see a few adult students… Continue reading Online Student Concert 2021
I am very excited to have our first in-person gathering (adult students) since the pandemic next week! We have been doing online piano concerts and music sharing events in the past year, and while they were all very enjoyable to everyone involved, there is something special with in-person events, in which we meet and share… Continue reading Music Gathering 2021
And I am speaking from my own experience. I had had quite a few piano teachers in the past, since I started taking piano lessons at the age of 5. Most of them told me to keep taking lessons and practice, and practice more, but few possessed the ability to teach me proper technique, guide… Continue reading Great Teachers Are Hard to Find