Tag Archives: piano lessons

over/under/thinking

last night’s piano lesson was a catastrophe from the get-go. i had not practiced in over 2 weeks and i probably should have cancelled because lessons tend to go very poorly and are are extremely extremely difficult when i don’t practice. … Continue reading

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Mit wechselnden Händen

I’ve started reading Doctor Faustus by Thomas Mann because my favorite music critic seems to write about it frequently, which piqued my curiosity. The first 27 pages have not quite grabbed me…  which may partially be because I tend to only read … Continue reading

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on beauty

i can’t seem to get past Jingle Bells. i guess i am talking about in my piano lessons. last week, Fred (my boundlessly patient teacher) told me that my Jingle Bells sounded like a dirge. i don’t know what it … Continue reading

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