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by russellspiano
30 Aug 2012, 15:32
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: Is playing piano a cure for mental illness?
Replies: 7
Views: 2692

Re: Is playing piano a cure for mental illness?

I get an hour lesson every friday by the sea, excelent tuition and nearly finshed the Alfred,s 2 book, starting on ABRSM 2 book next month. I am so happy. :piano;
by russellspiano
24 Aug 2012, 16:37
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: Is playing piano a cure for mental illness?
Replies: 7
Views: 2692

Re: Is playing piano a cure for mental illness?

I believe it,s a cure, so do the doctors. I have been admitted in 5 psyciatric hospitals due to mental illness and was taking 14 medication tablets a day, now since taking up the piano I am now only taking 4 medication tablets and no admissions into hospital. :piano;
by russellspiano
11 Aug 2012, 11:34
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: Is playing piano a cure for mental illness?
Replies: 7
Views: 2692

Is playing piano a cure for mental illness?

Music can be a positive force for mental health, calming, relaxing, intellectually stimulating. This is true for adults, teens and children. Music can and does affect our emotions, it can create "channels" in our mind, patterns of thinking. It can impart ideas and ideologies, powerfully and emotiona...
by russellspiano
25 Jul 2012, 16:52
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: When did you start learning?
Replies: 77
Views: 36613

Re: When did you start learning?

Hi I am Russell and new on here. I have been playing piano since 2010 and took my first grade 1 in march 2012, with a merit.
I have a really good teacher and want to get to grade 8 taking 1 grade a year.
I am 54. Thanks for reading my post.