Coffee & Music Conversation

Happy Thanksgiving!–Time really flies, man. It feels like the whole year just flew by. In these ‘Coronian’ times, if you’ve made it this far you have a lot to be thankful for. I am most thankful this year for Coffee and Music Conversation. I’ll tell you why. As a barista and piano teacher, I’ve been […]

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Bee VS Moz

Beethoven versus Mozart–That’s the theme of this week’s post. I’ve been thinking a lot about Beethoven lately. Maybe it’s because he has a birthday coming up soon. He’ll be 250 years-old, I believe. And, Mozart has always been a ‘first love’ for me too. The cool thing about being a piano teacher is that I […]

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Essential Chords

Happy Sunday, WordPress!–I feel happy and blessed today. I think it’s because of my students’ learning. I know how it feels to have students who want to do it all: play by chords; play be ear; read music; compose songs; learn songs from YouTube; take music exams; prepare to compete in national and international competitions…and […]

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music basics

It’s November 1st!–Did you have a good Halloween? I hope so. Today marks the day that I will go live on Facebook Live. You’re invited!–I’ll be on at 1pm and 3pm. I get the same questions all the time…”how long will it take me to learn to play the piano?” It’s a basic question that […]

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Christmas Tunes

Oh, hello! Nice to see you again. I’ve been thinking about the biggest thing that happened this week in my online studio. It seems to be “Christmas Tunes”. It’s a huge topic in my classes this past week. What will my students play for Christmas? Also, there are some students who are opting-out for holiday […]

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