Robin Sloane Seibert

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Where’s the Finish Line?

Practicing the first movement of Mozart’s Piano Sonata in G Major, an adult piano student wonders when she’ll be able to say she’s finished with the piece. »

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Robin Sloane Seibert Plays Beethoven Bagatelle No. 2

Robin Sloane Seibert plays the Beethoven Bagatelle No. 2 and discovers the joy of crossing hands and the challenge of playing triplets against eighth notes. »

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Beethoven’s Menacing Bust

Robin Sloane Seibert went from loathing piano lessons and being frightened of a menacing bust of Beethoven to voluntarily learning the Beethoven Bagatelles. »

Amateur Pianist Robin Sloane Seibert on her piano practice.

Piano Practice: The Wonder of Solitude

Beset by an internal clamor, essayist Robin Sloane Seibert tries to drown out her worries with noise, until she discovers the solitude of piano practice. »

Robin plays Prelude in E-major, BWV 937, from Bach’s Little Preludes and Fugues.

Falling in Love with Bach

While on vacation, Robin Sloane Seibert stays inside the beach house to tackle the challenges of Bach's Prelude in E Major, and ends up finding summer love. »

The Great Recordings of Scenes from Childhood

The Great Recordings of Scenes from Childhood

Relearning the Träumerei from Schumann's Scenes from Childhood, an adult piano student studies recordings of concert pianists to deepen her interpretation. »

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Rushing Haydn in Adult Piano Lessons

After flying through life, an adult piano student learns that practicing slowly is the only way to really learn and understand a difficult Haydn movement. »