In his book "Outliers", Malcolm Gladwell describes the 10,000 hour requirement to achieve mastery over anything. From my experience of roughly 39,600 hours of playing the piano, I'd like to expand on that by describing 3 levels that I believe transform mastery into art.
Musicians have a special relationship with food: we love to eat! And quite often, many musicians are also excellent cooks. In today's "Wandom Wednesday", I reveal my secret for the best Korean fried chicken recipe EVAH!
Simple and surprisingly powerful note and list and picture and all-around data repository, Google Keep has quickly become my favorite go-to app for capturing all my thoughts and ideas and to-do lists in my daily life.
What technology gives teachers the ability to improve their sight and hearing a thousand-fold and students the ability to learn faster than ever? No, it's not a reboot of "The 6 Million Dollar Man"...it's a technology called "Asynchronous Pedagogy".
If typical arpeggios make the piano sound like a harp, "wavy arpeggios" sound like sparkling chandeliers - an awesome effect to learn and sound dazzling on the piano!
I might be wrong, but as far as I can tell, these may very well be the world's first piano lessons on how to play "Clair de lune" through Instagram.
Would you like to unlock the secrets of what makes music work the way it does to move our hearts? The key to begin unlocking those secrets begins with learning your scales.