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Teaching Adults

I have recently taken on several adult learners this year. The principal differences between an adult learner and a child beginner is the fear of making mistakes – not wanting to look silly in front of the teacher and an … Continue reading

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New Practice Piano

I am delighted with the new piano. With the help of seven priceless volunteers it was transported up the M6. This is my new practice and tuition instrument a Broadwood upright piano from 1935 which I believe plays wonderfully well … Continue reading

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New Practice Schedule

One of the most challenging aspects of being a self-motivated self-employed musician (though I’m sure it applies to other professions) is finding time to work on your skills and keeping the love of the art. Recently I have rediscovered the … Continue reading

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Composing for Theatre

The majority of the last week I have devoted a lot of my free time to composing for a production of Macbeth at one of the local Universities. Rewinding a few months back: the initial brief contained some musical inspiration … Continue reading

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