Glissandos…and Coffee

Hi There!  It’s been awhile, but we are slowly reopening our social media.  I just wanted to take a moment to re-introduce myself to you.  If you’re into the idea of growing your music education, we invite you to follow us.  You are invited.  See the link below to a way to connect with me […]

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Two ‘Black’…Keys

We hope you’re having a nice Mother’s Day so far.  The weather here in New York City is magnificently sunny!  That’s after a couple of days of confusing temperatures and precipitation–snow?! huh?! You’ve got to be kidding me.  Lol!–Anyway, we had fun yesterday on the podcast talking about ways to imagine the group of two […]

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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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