Wednesday, 05 November 2014 19:00

Piano Tastings Ep. 2: Does Size Matter?

When it comes to pianos, does size matter? Is a bigger piano always better?

Monday, 03 November 2014 19:00

Piano Tastings Episode 1

There's no better way to get to know the sound of a piano than to compare it to another side by side. That's exactly what we're trying to do with this new web series, "Piano Tastings".

Thursday, 30 October 2014 20:00

A Taste and a Tour

Yesterday I visited the Steinway Factory in Astoria, New York to help select a new Steinway B piano for a west coast client.

Get ready, folks - the most amazing online piano school for popular piano is coming soon to a browser near you!

Thursday, 16 October 2014 20:00

The Craziest Way To Learn To Read Music

Struggling to read sheet music? Here's a set of crazy mnemonics that you'll find unforgettable to find any note in Treble or Bass Clef staff lines instantly!

Monday, 13 October 2014 20:00

A Better Way To Teach Chamber Music

I'm a firm believer that anyone can learn to play music, even in chamber music/ensemble settings, given the right motivation and a creative approach to teaching.

Thursday, 09 October 2014 00:00

3 Ways To Enlarge Digital Sheet Music

If you're intrigued by the possibilities of paperless sheet music, but don't relish the thought of squinting at screens smaller than a normal piece of paper, then you'll want to check out these three solutions for enlarging scores on your screen.

Tuesday, 07 October 2014 20:00

How To Improve A Skill

The good folks at the International Human Press (ITHP) invited me to write an article on "how to learn a skill" after watching some of my "Clair de lune From Scratch" piano lesson videos for folks who have never played the piano before.

Sunday, 05 October 2014 20:00


My days of defying my age appear to be coming to a close. After resisting the growing blurriness of my vision for too long, I finally broke down and got my first pair of reading glasses.

Thursday, 02 October 2014 20:00

Don't Stack That AirTurn!

The other day I was accompanying violin auditions for the Philadelphia Orchestra, using my normally trusty iPad and AirTurn hands-free page turning pedals. But for some strange reason,  only the backwards pedal was working, while the forwards pedal operated only sporadically.

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