The Benefits of Weekly Piano Lessons

The Benefits of Weekly Piano Lessons

I will share some of the benefits of weekly piano lessons. First, I will give some background on how I got to this point. When Michael let me know last summer that he could no …

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August 2018: My first piano and organ lesson with my new teacher

My cat Lina supervising as I practice the piano after my first lesson with the new teacher.

On Friday, I had my first lesson with Marijim Thoene. She is my new teacher for organ and piano. When I contacted her a couple of months ago, she suggested that I get a piano …

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Summer Update: A new teacher and a piano

used piano

I have two updates to share. First, I’m starting with a new teacher in August. And then, I bought a piano! The teacher change: When I reached out to Michael to schedule a lesson in …

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January 2018 Organ Lesson – The need to become self aware

January 2018 Organ Lesson - The need to become self aware

Last Saturday, I meant Michael for another organ lesson at his church. I learned that I need to be self-aware when I am practicing at home. It’s  possible that I am relearning this again. My …

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August 2017 Organ Lesson – Don’t be a Tempo Pusher

August 2017 Organ Lesson - Don't be a Tempo Pusher

On August 26, I met Michael for another organ lesson. The gap between this lesson and my previous lesson was larger than planned. This was due to the time required to socialize kittens was more …

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June 2017 Organ Lesson – Tempo Redistribution

June 2017 Organ Lesson - Tempo Redistribution

On June 17, I met with Michael for another organ lesson. Since then, I  have been preoccupied with the five feral kittens that were born in my yard. If you want to know more about …

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February 2017 Organ Lesson – Toe Hopping habit

February 2017 Organ Lesson - Toe Hopping habit

On February 25, I had another organ lesson. This was my first lesson since I played for a church for the first time back on January 1st. Since I had to learn new pieces for …

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November 2016 Lesson – Much Better and no more jeans!

November 2016 Organ Lesson Much Better and no more jeans!

“Much Better”. Several times while playing the two hymns at my lesson, Michael said “Much Better”. Hearing much better was music to my ears! I started the lesson by playing “O Morning Star, How Fair …

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