- Paradoxes of Efficient Piano Practicing
- Principals of Russian Piano School &
Russian Piano repertoire
- Structure, Style, Technique and Touch in Piano Music
- Life of the Musical Phrase
- Music as a second language
- Interpretation, Artistry and
Spontaneity in Piano Performance
- Free and "Hearing" Hands
- Piano Games for Beginners
-To hear familiar work afresh
-To get new insights into interpretation of the pieces
-To quickly identify and solve technical problems
-To obtain a professional second opinion on the student's strong and weak points
-To encourage students to practice, using "the new teacher's effect" (when a student may respond better)
-To give students an opportunity to perform, listen to each other, think, discuss and socialize in a musical environment
-To inspire teachers to find new ways of teaching and motivating students
-To better prepare for festivals, competitions and exams
- Up to 6 students / class
- 2 hours minimum
- Preferable level: Grade 3 to Advanced
- Age: Unlimited
- Time: Flexible
- Fee: $120 per hour
-Learn the piece precisely and fast: stumbles and hesitations...are good!
-Quickly identify and solve technical problems: to make your hands play or let them find the way?
-Sound illusions and technique: what is the connection?
-Learn the Music, not only the text: "Hot cross buns" and Beethoven's Sonata
-Manage your attention: to think or not to think?
-Develop listening skills: listen to the...silence!
-Be your own teacher: do not let responsibility...let you down
-Practicing vs. computer game: what is more interesting?
Individual sessions with piano teachers are based on European, Canadian and Russian piano pedagogy principles.
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