Finger Numbers

Yesterday’s podcasts–All about the finger numbers.  Were you into this topic?  It’s a basic criteria for playing the piano.  Some of my students like following the finger numbers.  Others don’t.  For this week’s fun music exercise: Explore terminology associated with finger numbers. Look up finger crossing. Search “glissando”. Come up with your own finger numbers […]

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Banana Hands

During yesterday’s CBTS podcast, we mentioned “banana hands”.  Banana hands seems to be a pop culture term to describe fingers on a person’s hands.  In the case of the recent COVID-19 crisis briefings, the Cuomo brothers have been associated with the funny term ‘banana hands’.  In any case, we wanted to have some fun this […]

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Sitting and Posturing

Happy Sunday!–Sitting and Posturing are two different things.  Actually Posture and Posturing have different meanings, but we’ll use ‘posturing’ to help remind you about how you are positioning yourself at the piano.  Take selfies of yourself sitting at the piano…for fun.  Have someone draw a picture of you sitting correctly.  Or, come up with your […]

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Fun. Music. Exercise.

For this week’s fun music exercise for yourself, find a way to warm-up that is exciting for you.  Never mind!–what do you think is exciting, musically speaking?  Do what you feel.  For instance, does it feel good to play a CMajor scale?  Do you like hopping up and down the piano keys playing with one […]

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Nothing Funny…

Hey all!–I know it’s Thursday, but I just couldn’t resist writing to you.  I’m so excited about this virtual masterclass that I attended.  I really wanted you to be there.  Anyway, I’m sharing some information about it on some of my socials.  Take a look at the score(s) here…OVER HERE.  You’ll be amazed.  We’ll try […]

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