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Bottoms-Up with Sight-Reading

Sight-reading classical piano music isn't easy, but one adult piano student offers tips for improving your skills, such as reading the bass line first. »

The Shape of Scales in Adult Piano Lessons

The Shape of Scales in Adult Piano Lessons

Piano scales become much easier when you stop thinking of the keys in black and white, and start to practice using the shape of your hands. »

Levitating with Scales in Adult Piano Lessons

After my parents had burdened the piano with so many antagonistic representations, the Russian playing the scales with such pure concentration was a relief. »

Anna Shelest: Building A Repertoire Towards Dreams

Anna Shelest: Building A Repertoire Towards Dreams

Concert pianist and piano teacher Anna Shelest explains her approach to teaching adult piano lessons, both for beginners and students with more experience. »