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Mother Sauces

There’s something about the perfect sauce that simply makes a dish and while they seem intimidating and hard to make, I’m here to show you how the basics that everyone should have in their repertoire.   1,928 more words

sparks and embers: at the fireside

as a piano student, i thought i would start a new “series” (aside from the events series i already have, because a music blog needs more than just that) that introduced the pieces of music (mostly classical) i am currently playing/working on. 428 more words


Piano Bucket List for 2015

Recently got down to listening to a lot interesting pieces and thought I do a bucket list for piano repertoire for 2015. Currently I’m polishing Liszt’s La Campanella and learning Mozart/Volodos Turkish March. 527 more words


Spring Concerts and Activities Preview

This post is a bit late in coming, I suppose (particularly since one of the events I will mention has already passed), but I think it is a good practice to use an occasional blog post to mention some important upcoming performances and events. 732 more words


Pretty bleak out

Rains were in charge today. Never really let go of their hold. Made the whole day look like a hangover. And some party-pooper city employee… 68 more words

Photo A Day

Romantic piano style: towards an historically informed performance

by Dr Charles Tebbs

My slightly unusual recording of this famous nocturne was inspired after the discovery of a remarkable book over the summer of 2014:  Neal Peres da Costa’s… 335 more words


The Big 5: How to Practice

There’s nothing worse than getting stuck in a musical rut! Lack of forward progress can turn something as magical as music into a maddening exercise of frustration.  1,073 more words