A couple weeks ago, I came face to face with every musician's greatest daydream and nightmare: I was asked to play at a piano dinner party by one of my mother's coworkers, and this said event was in less than an hour. I could have just done a half-baked job and memorized the rest of … Continue reading Beautiful Piano Pieces You Can Learn in One Hour
Think about it. You're in the middle of reading a great book, a wonderful book. You love the plot and the setting and the writing - until suddenly, a character is introduced and you hate them. You detest the very sight of them. You skip the parts with them in it. When you talk about … Continue reading What Makes A Character Likable?
When it comes to being good at playing instruments, the secret to success isn't exactly that hard to figure out. You just practice and practice and practice and hope that somewhere, the Gods of Music are observing your hard work and give you a lucky break. But not all musicians realize that the playing field … Continue reading How to Get Better at Playing an Instrument