An article I wrote for my sister blog The Cross-Eyed Pianist in which I show how Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) can be used in piano teaching and performance. Read the full article here: The piano and Neuro-Linguistic Programming.
Take a bow: how to behave at a concert
With my students' concert less than two weeks away now, here are some tips on 'concert etiquette' to help make the experience as enjoyable as possible, for performers and audience. It's important to behave in the right way when you are taking part in a concert. How you walk on stage ('body language') and how… Continue reading Take a bow: how to behave at a concert
Performing – just do it!
With my students' concert fast approaching, this article, which I wrote for a colleague's student concert programme, seems particularly apt..... Never underestimate the value of performing, whether at home for family, friends and pets, or in a ‘proper’ concert venue on a really special grand piano. Performing for others, and the ability to just get… Continue reading Performing – just do it!