Welcome to Grant's Piano Studio page! This is where we celebrate the achievements and success of students at the studio
Operating as usual
Aimi performs ‘I Like Coffee’ during the Low Concentration segment of her lesson today - well done!
My new handcrafted Shaker-style piano bench, designed for two adults duetting or three children trio-ing. Thanks to Bunny at frontroomfurniture.blogspot.co.uk
Celebrating the season with a gorgeous plaque made for me by my favourite craftsman
Momoha Nishimura at her last lesson before returning to Japan.
This is Nick Stevenson who has just finished his third tutor book. This was learned from scratch in ONE LESSON! Congratulations Nick!
Bach, Prelude and Fugue in d minor
Elodie playing Alphabet Boogie...so proud!
Elodie, age 3, at her very first lesson...
Aliyah at her first lessons, decorating the piano and learning about a steady beat...
Amazing idea, go South Africa
www.bulletproofmusician.com Reading is often thought of as a calming and relaxing activity. Something you might do before going to sleep at night, or on vacation while sitting poolside with an ice cold strawberry lemonade. But for many young children, reading can actually be quite stressful and cause a lot of anxiety. Because…
So nature is more restorative than the city...who knew? Still, wholesome food for thought.
bulletproofmusician.com Whether we’re practicing, studying, or doing our taxes, there comes a point where our brains begin to get a little fatigued, our thinking gets a little sluggish, and it’s difficult to think productively and creatively (though tax preparation is probably not the best time to be flexing our creativity...
Power to the Makers...40m views can't be wrong!
Get the audio track "Marble Machine" by Wintergatan: https://wintergatan.bandcamp.com/track/marble-machine Marble Machine built and composed by Martin Molin ...
bulletproofmusician.com I don’t know if it’s true, or just my imagination, but I’ve always felt that my most productive practice years were actually my very earliest years, up until about the time I was in mid-to-late elementary school. In that period of my life, practice was structured in a very particular way. One key fa...
bulletproofmusician.com We often hear about athletes’ use of mental imagery techniques in preparation for competition (like here). And on the surface, mental practice does seem like a pretty straightforward concept. But sometimes it’s not really clear what “mental practice” ought to look like. Does “imagery” suggest that w...
timtopham.com The really positive revelation in this book is that the ‘most talented’ people in the world only get there by hard work and focussed Deliberate Practice.
Something to try next time you turn to jelly.
bulletproofmusician.com Ever notice how your brain can sometimes be your greatest asset, but at other times, a total liability? Like how …
practisingthepiano.com When I started this blog in 2011, I wanted to set out what I called The Practice Tools. These are universal principles for what we do when we practise, applicable to all ages and levels of ability no matter our pianistic heritage or technical approach. You could even think of these tools as techniqu...
These are very useful exercises for scales, and everybody loves scales, right?
For ENGLISH SUBTITLES click CC and choose English in Settings. Masterclass with pianist Laszlo Gyimesi on the most essential elements of piano technique: sca...
This made me smile...
timtopham.com When you're teaching piano to students with special needs, sometimes you need to reframe success. That's why, Susan Bessette is measuring success in smiles.
meetup.com Come and join us for our Christmas event and last of 2016! We'll have plenty of festive musical surprises for you and free mulled wine!! Everybody is welcome to play regardless of ability, experi
bulletproofmusician.com There are many stories of athletes who visualized themselves practicing before going to bed, whether it be a baseball player engaging in a little batting practice or a diver rehearsing their dives. But you’ll often hear discrepancies among their accounts of how and what they visualized. Some describ...
Playing at this Meetup today, Bach Prelude & Fugue in B-flat, Book I. Bartok placed this third in his pedagogical sequence. Played d-minor, Book I last month. Only 46 more months to go...
meetup.com If you love playing or just listening to the piano then our group is for you! Whatever your ability, experience or musical style you'll be welcome. The idea is to provide a monthly opportunity to play
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These are movements well worth learning, more like yoga than exercise. Mindfulness is key rather than mind-numbing repetition.
Masterclass with pianist Laszlo Gyimesi on the most essential elements of piano technique: scales, arpeggios, double notes, chords and trills. Emphasizing on...
There is free Working Memory software at http://brainworkshop.sourceforge.net
timtopham.com In Episode 4 of the TTTV Podcast, I'm talking to Colin Thomson from Sight Reading Academy all about his online holistic sight reading resources and training
This is worth recollecting often.
www.bulletproofmusician.com Do you remember the first time you got a “like” on something you posted on Facebook? That little spark of excitement you felt was fun, right? Like a standing ovation, glowing review, or positive feedback from fans in the audience, it’s nice to get that little bit of validation - to feel like we’ve e...
The kind of masterful teaching we all want...
timtopham.com In 2011, I challenged all my students to learn at least 40 pieces during the school year. Out of my 40 or so students (and despite my best motivational effo
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