Your Time to Play – Where is Middle C?

A musical note is simply a physical frequency. The note is determined by the speed the air is vibrating every second, with one hertz being one vibration per second. Middle C is an important note because most piano courses begin instruction on this note. The frequency...

Your Time to Play – Create Your Inner Sanctum

You will enter this space with a disposition. You may feel melancholy – a piece of music in a minor key is the perfect remedy and will always improve that mood . You have begun the magical journey to learn to play the piano; a lifelong journey with no limit to how far...

Your Time to Play – 5 Steps to a Great Performance

Anxiety starts with simple thoughts which produce feelings, and your actions on those feelings become your habits. Music students learn early how to override powerful emotions of fear and anxiety through their recitals. These steps can be applied to other areas of...

Your Time to Play – 5 Steps to Repairing Mistakes

Practicing is different from playing, and effective practicing is stripping things down to fragments, rolling up your sleeves and doing the necessary work. Let’s say you have music you are working to master, but there is a part where you stumble. This is where...