Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician
SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

This custom search works much better than the built in one and allows searching older posts.
Ad (Piano Sing)
How to Make Your Piano Sing
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
Who's Online
93 registered (Almaviva, accordeur, anamnesis, AndyP, 26 invisible), 1301 Guests and 28 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#993514 - 09/17/04 12:47 PM Re: 1st piano lesson
apple* Offline


Registered: 01/01/03
Posts: 19862
Loc: Kansas
it was great... shouldn't have been nervous.. It doesn't bother me to play badly... funny how all the flaws are so glaringly obvious when someone is listening.
_________________________
accompanist/organist.. a non-MTNA teacher to a few

love and peace, Õun (apple in Estonian)

Top
(ads P/S)

Petrof Pianos

#993515 - 09/17/04 01:50 PM Re: 1st piano lesson
Phlebas Offline


Registered: 01/02/03
Posts: 4654
Loc: New York City
Glad it went well. Give us more details.

Top
#993516 - 09/17/04 05:20 PM Re: 1st piano lesson
apple* Offline


Registered: 01/01/03
Posts: 19862
Loc: Kansas
well... he came in, didn't even comment on how nice or clean and shiny my house looked. 1 minute later he plopped this sheet on the music desk with intimations or directions of how to play scales in 3rds, in the key of C.. Not the notes ... just directions.. so I tried that a few times and learned some hand, elbow, shoulder, finger integrated techiniques.

then I played the the prelude in D major from WTC I pretty badly - several times.. got quite a few different ways to approach and practice. Made sure all the notes were right.. He played the fugue and it was GORGEOUS.. I can't wait to start that..... and that was about it.

Now I will look forward to my next in 2 weeks. (I have my little job practicing to keep up on)..

very happy I am ... he looked pretty comfortable.
_________________________
accompanist/organist.. a non-MTNA teacher to a few

love and peace, Õun (apple in Estonian)

Top
#993517 - 09/17/04 05:34 PM Re: 1st piano lesson
Horace Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 04/28/04
Posts: 505
Feel free to ignore if this is none of my business, but how much does he charge? How long are your lessons?

Top
#993518 - 09/17/04 06:13 PM Re: 1st piano lesson
apple* Offline


Registered: 01/01/03
Posts: 19862
Loc: Kansas
too much and too short.... (but I'm cheap.. I buy used everything.)

maybe not too expensive.... I learned so much yesterday and saw an IMMEDIATE improvement in the way Iplayed last nite...
_________________________
accompanist/organist.. a non-MTNA teacher to a few

love and peace, Õun (apple in Estonian)

Top
#993519 - 09/18/04 07:15 AM Re: 1st piano lesson
Nina Offline
6000 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/13/01
Posts: 6467
Loc: Phoenix, AZ
Great news, apple!

I'm also in love with my new piano teacher (in a huntin' and fishin' kind of way, of course!). It's amazing what a good teacher can discover and bring out, pointing out both strengths and weaknesses.

You get what you pay for. My teacher is $10 more per lesson than my previous one, but I'll go without something to make up the difference.

Someone on the forums said once, "taking piano lessons is one of the great joys in life." That has really stuck with me. Wish I could remember who said it.

Top
#993520 - 10/01/04 10:06 AM Re: 1st piano lesson
apple* Offline


Registered: 01/01/03
Posts: 19862
Loc: Kansas
had my 2nd lesson.. I'll think I'll keep him.. I'm sure many would give a couple teeth to have him stay and practice afterwards. so very cool.
_________________________
accompanist/organist.. a non-MTNA teacher to a few

love and peace, Õun (apple in Estonian)

Top
#993521 - 10/01/04 12:00 PM Re: 1st piano lesson
mound Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/10/04
Posts: 782
Loc: Rochester, NY
excellent!
_________________________
"You look hopefully for an idea and then you're humble when you find it and you wish your skills were better. To have even a half-baked touch of creativity is an honor."
-- Ernie Stires, composer

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2

Moderator:  BB Player, casinitaly 
What's Hot!!

Trade Regrets:
Barry "Bear" Arnaut

(ad) Yamaha CP Music Rest Promo
Yamaha CP Music Rest Promo
Ad (Seiler/Knabe)
Knabe Pianos
(ad) HAILUN Pianos
Hailun Pianos - Click for More
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
(ad) Piano Music Sale - Dover Publications
Piano Music Sale
Sheet Music Plus (125)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
New Topics - Multiple Forums
anyone... listening to Greek Radio?
by Nikolas
11/27/14 12:38 AM
Weber piano sonatas: a "hidden" treasure
by jeffreyjones
11/27/14 12:32 AM
Yamaha Avantgrand N1 manufacturing date
by farain
11/26/14 11:12 PM
Is it really possible to ignore fingerings?
by bjorn of brekkukot
11/26/14 08:29 PM
Recording equipment advice
by aceydawg
11/26/14 07:48 PM
Forum Stats
77064 Members
42 Forums
159386 Topics
2341312 Posts

Max Online: 15252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
Gift Ideas for Music Lovers!
Find the Perfect Gift for the Music Lovers on your List!
Visit our online store today.

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2014 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission