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Picking Up a Beethoven Sonata After 50 Years

Posted on April 10, 2017 by nancywilliams No Comments

Today on GRAND PIANO PASSION™: Starting up piano lessons again in retirement, this student dives right back into a Beethoven sonata and learns the benefits of studying music as an adult. http://www.grandpianopassion.com/2017/04/10/piano-lessons-benefit-retirement/

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Power Poses for Piano Practice

Posted on March 13, 2017 by nancywilliams No Comments

Today on GRAND PIANO PASSION™: Learn how to use power poses, posture, and other bodily strategies to take on the challenges of piano practice, through applying principles from Amy Cuddy. http://www.grandpianopassion.com/2017/03/13/power-poses-piano-practice/

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Seeking Expert Piano Tuner

Posted on February 20, 2017 by nancywilliams No Comments

Today on GRAND PIANO PASSION™: In this piece of short creative nonfiction, the author’s out-of-tune piano brings up everything from the elephants’ ivory to her current family dynamics. http://www.grandpianopassion.com/2017/02/20/seeking-expert-piano-tuner/

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Tendonitis Courtesy of Mozart…Not Tennis

Posted on January 30, 2017 by nancywilliams No Comments

Today on GRAND PIANO PASSION™: When an adult piano student gets tendonitis from practicing Mozart’s Rondo Alla Turca, her injury leads to a lesson in piano technique: using the whole arm. http://www.grandpianopassion.com/2017/01/30/tendonitis-piano-lessons-technique/

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