Perri Knize

That’s Pearls to My Ears

Improving piano technique doesn't have to mean practicing boring scales and exercises. Disguised as repertoire, Burgmüller's studies make the work fun. »


Perri Knize on Her Adult Piano Lessons

“Learning the piano is hard, but doing hard things can be very rewarding,” advises Perri Knize, author of the bestselling Grand Obsession: A Piano Odyssey, my October Selection.  In this s... »

A Grand Obsession for Adult Piano Lessons

A Grand Obsession for Adult Piano Lessons

In the autumn of her forty-third year, Perri Knize realized that the piano was all she wanted to do with her life. Startled by the quiet force of her intentions, she enrolled in adult piano lessons an... »