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by Berni
19 Mar 2015, 20:18
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: progress
Replies: 11
Views: 2461

nerves:what works for you

I have just done my grade 5 today Thursday and just as before with my grade 4 nerves got to me and there were errors throughout every section but I soldiered on.I scraped through my grade 4 in this way amazingly enough.I have taken advice from the forum about this and have played in public to help d...
by Berni
22 Jan 2013, 16:57
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: Exchange benefits
Replies: 4
Views: 1700

Re: Exchange benefits

Crystal what a great idea....unfortunately I do not live near you to take up the exchange....I am sure you will find lots of people who would be interested
regards Berni
by Berni
22 Jan 2013, 16:51
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: Advice on getting the better of nerves
Replies: 7
Views: 2932

Re: Advice on getting the better of nerves

Hello again I have got the result of my grade three piano exam and inspite of making the most awful mistakes throughout I have passed.This is entirely unexpected as I had geared myself up for the retake.But I think what it goes to show for anyone similarly afflicted with nerves that if the work has ...
by Berni
26 Dec 2012, 01:46
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: Advice on getting the better of nerves
Replies: 7
Views: 2932

Re: Advice on getting the better of nerves

Hi thanks for the very useful advice. I have already taken up some of the suggestions - namely performing in a public recital recently for the first time in my life and although nervous got through it without crashing and burning so was very pleased that I COULD cope with nerves..I shall look for op...
by Berni
12 Dec 2012, 00:58
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: Advice on getting the better of nerves
Replies: 7
Views: 2932

Advice on getting the better of nerves

I h ave just taken my grade three exam and I am an older learner in my fifties but what has taken me by surprise is the awful crash and burn nerves that completely wrecked my entire exam performance ...I just could not get the better of my nerves and had the full on panic attack of pounding heart in...