Pianist to Pianist

A collection of pianistic, pedagogical, methodical, musical, artistic, and cultural contemplations, concepts, observations, and concerns, from pianist to pianist, pedagogue to pedagogue, musician to musician and from a curious and critical observer.

Three major mistakes misinformed music teachers pass on to their unfortunate students: • The slow to fast fallacy: “Play slow, melodic, and very legato, heave the hand over the thumb. And now do the same in a fast passage.” The two modes of movement – melody VS...

What distinguishes the great teacher is the ability to show the student what can be expressed with superior means and meanwhile also what can be expressed within their individual limitations, all the while inspiring and providing method to transcend those limitations....