This is my private journal entry that I made today, but I’m going to make it public because it might help someone. “Just had what I believe to have been the worst piano lesson I’ve has so far. Or should I say best? Because I learned a lot about how i should practice. It was […]Read More Discouraged
This spring break was fun, I’m spending my time listening to awesome talented pianists for a few days. There’s an international piano competition happening at SMU, and they had 3 masterclasses we could attend. Being a piano nerd, I went to two of them and mentally took notes during each one. For those of you […]Read More Piano Masterclass Notes
I filmed another piano video today, it’s a song called “The Heart Asks Pleasure First” and it’s by Michael Nyman. This piece is gorgeous, it’s from the movie “The Piano”. When I first heard this song I really wanted to learn it. But it was too hard for me at the time. Now I’m at […]Read More Learning 1 song a week, and 100 subscribers!
I am very satisfied right now, a subdued joy in my heart. I had another great piano lesson! After I played for my professor, he said “very good” many times with a smile. I’m working on a difficult fast Bach piece and I tackled it almost perfectly during the lesson. It’s not the fact that […]Read More Piano lesson improvement
Update on yesterday: I found my wallet! It was on the floor on the back seat of my car. I guess I’m not at rock bottom anymore. I was in yesterday morning’s rush hour traffic, and thought I should optimize this hour I’m wasting in the car. I should listen to some motivational, helpful life […]Read More Podcasts in Traffic
Today was a hard day, and it’s only 11:00am. Yesterday I spent all my money and savings on this gorgeous iPad. Stupid decision? Maybe.. My old laptop was incredibly nonfunctional.. I had it for 5 years and it simply didn’t work anymore. But hey, this iPad is doing everything for my writing, I like the […]Read More Hitting Rock Bottom (with a fancy iPad Pro)