Optimize the Practicing Process by Dividing the Piece Into Sections

Generally the most important aspect in rising the quality of the practicing process is reducing the material that is being practiced at a time and rising the concentration level through it. So after analyzing the piece, devide the piece into small sections and practice every small section separately. It is essential to mention that the beginning of the next section should always be added to the section that is being practiced. Then it is easier to connect the sections later naturally.

How to Increase Your Inner Essence of Music

Your ability to express is based on your previous experiences. The more colorful and wide your knowledge and experience is the richer the reflection or interpretation of a musical piece can be. So listen to different music and widen and enrich your musical specter. This idea is also mentioned by Heinrich Neuhaus in his book “The Art of Piano Playing”.

How to Practice Piano – Session Length

Often pianists practice session starts with full concentration and intelligent approach. From one moment on the temptation to play fast and just enjoy playing can win the patience and the benefit from practicing diminishes tremendously. It could be a sign of getting tired and reason to end the practice session and continue after a break.

How to Improve Sight Reading Skills

Often people do not know what is their weakest link in the chain of sight reading process. Do you know which step in your sight reading habits needs your attention and support the most? So if sight reading is devided into steps then each step can be trained with concentration and you will get a good overview of your sight reading situation.

Body Mapping – How to Increase Efficiency and Variety of Your Motions While Playing the Piano

The more flexible and adaptable your body is, the better it is to use it as a channel between the piano and our musicality. If you increase awareness about possible motions of your body, your subconsious self and your habits will start using the new discoveries. Knowing and learning actively is like a door, through which information and skills go into our deeper self.

Musicality and Piano Technique Part 2/2 – The Fertile Ground for Piano Technique

While our body is vibrating and moving according to musicality we need to know how to direct this power. The sound that comes out of the piano should reflect the play and joy and our body should also stay in a free and effective state while playing. And what do you need in this moment? A functioning piano technique.

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Musicality and Piano Technique Part 1/2 – Are You a Musical Person?

Freedom, joy, spontaneity, surprise, creativity all appear while our whole nature with its knowledge and experiences starts to play with rhythm, harmony, melody, tune, sounds etc. At the same time we do nothing directly controlled and on purpose. We can feel, enjoy and experience the energy moving but do not force it by will. It is a process in our head that can spread all over our body, overwhelm it and free it up. When that energy of play is combined with high and fine craft and intelligence, this can form a miracle.

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Give Yourself a Chance to Master Every Piano Piece

Problems are often caused by overestimating the current abilities and the situation of a certain piece. It is extremely good if you have a vision how the piece should finally sound and the passion to play it. But you are not probably in this state to play the piece exactly according to your wish if you need practicing. So bring the tempo and emotional tensions down to the level where you feel relaxed and in control. Find the border between chaos and your control and stay in the area where you rule. There is always temptation to rush and play with passion, but every great thing needs time and care.

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