Submitted by Lucinda on Mon, 10/07/2017 - 06:21
To Touch or not to Touch?
Here's a summary of the week's posts
Thank you for your swift and heartfelt responses to the debate begun last week about using touch in piano lessons (see the Facebook post below).
The post has reached nearly 8,000 people –and numbers are still rising. Well over 100 people took the trouble to share their views.
Submitted by Lucinda on Mon, 03/07/2017 - 14:17
Psychology for my students #18
To touch or not to touch? Let’s debate the question.
Do you touch?
Submitted by Lucinda on Fri, 17/02/2017 - 00:00
If it feels good it will be sounding good, and your body will remember it.
So aim to make it feel as good as possible, practising slowly, warmly and firmly...
Submitted by Lucinda on Fri, 10/02/2017 - 00:00
When you know you "ought" to practise but you don't feel like it...
search in your mind for ONE bar, section, piece or improvisation that will get you to that piano stool... and make a deal with yourself to stay there until you've played it three times...
Submitted by Lucinda on Fri, 20/01/2017 - 15:41
"Shed new light and transformed my career". That's what everyone says about this unique and highly useful summer course which has now returned to London, overlooking the Thames, having been overlooking the sea in Aberystwyth, Wales, for many years.
It is for instrumental and vocal music teachers and performers, and includes practical psychology for music teaching, learning and performing -how to deal with problem pupil, parents and performance anxiety.