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by piano4solihull
01 Nov 2012, 15:57
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Late beginner...
Replies: 31
Views: 7559

Re: Late beginner...

DIdn`t Lenny Henry do well - grade 4 merit! awesome!
by piano4solihull
01 Nov 2012, 15:57
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Late beginner...
Replies: 31
Views: 7559

Re: Late beginner...

I seemingly had three messages on twitter from Dave Brum (well I assume it was him :)) saying how much he hated playing the piano and how it made him ill. He then dissapeared! I then read another post from him saying he had failed grade 3 after having a panic attack - unless its a different person -...
by piano4solihull
11 Sep 2012, 13:16
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: When did you start learning?
Replies: 77
Views: 36559

Re: When did you start learning?

Aged 7 - until I finished my music degree and then I stopped for 11 years :( after a bad experience at uni put me off!) I started playing again in 2005, re-took grade 8 classical and grades 4-6-8 jazz piano followed by a diploma. I teach full time and luuuuurve it! have the occasional lesson with a ...
by piano4solihull
11 Sep 2012, 13:10
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: Is playing piano a cure for mental illness?
Replies: 7
Views: 2687

Re: Is playing piano a cure for mental illness?

Learning the piano takes a huge amount of concentration and brain power so its a good distraction! I teach piano privately and at mind - my ladies who take lessons with me at mind say the benefit from the concentration.

Playing in a group/soiree/concert is also probably a good thing :D
by piano4solihull
12 Feb 2011, 17:40
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: Sarah Watts & Alan Haughton
Replies: 2
Views: 3320

Re: Sarah Watts & Alan Haughton

I used it for a lady with learning disabilities and it was brilliant!

is the new book still about learning one clef at a time? I have an 87 year old who would benefit from it

Do i get my free copy seeing as I`m the first to reply? :)

Ceinwen