@diane-whiteactive 2 hours, 7 minutes ago
Here is my week 1 update. It seems as though I am a bit behind on the updates.
I see that I need to work on minimizing my finger movements just like Dave says. When I am playing in front of a mirror or looking down at my hands it doesn’t look like they move as much as when i see it on the video. Perhaps more videos are in order. Any…[Read more]
Thanks for watching. I saw your status video and it looks great. You seem so relaxed and comfortable.
I may have been a tad excited about my tempo increase plan but we shall see. I plan to take it very slowly so I can keep my hands and fingers from cramping up.
My finger is doing much better and I was able to practice a little…[Read more]
Challenge #8 – Developing Speed
For this challenge I am working on the 2 octave C Major scale from the Unit 6 Technical Routine (Ex. 6.7).
My goals are to gradually increase speed while maintaining good tone, smooth legato and left hand shifts, and consistent relaxation in both hands.
Status Video 40 MM
1st Week 50 MM
2nd Week 70 MM
3rd W…[Read more]
Thank you very much, Glenn, Tim and Rocio.
I really appreciate your taking the time to view the videos and comment. Dave’s evaluation was spot-on, like you said Glenn, and I am very excited about starting to implement his suggestions into my practice.
I feel that all of Simon’s and Dave’s evaluations have tremendous benefit no matter what…[Read more]
Diane White replied to the topic Grade 2 submission – Gabriel Figueiredo, Sept 2019 in the forum Grade Exam Submissions 1 month ago
Congratulations Gabriel! Great job. It looks as though a bunch of us are moving on. Look forward to seeing you in the forum.
Yeah!!! I passed and will be moving on to Grade 3!!!
Dave’s evaluation was fabulous and it has given me lots to work on. His level of detailed analysis is amazing to me. The depth of detailed explanation coupled with the many options and suggestions for improvement are extremely helpful and much appreciated. Thank…[Read more]
That was a fabulous introduction! It appears that I am already a tad behind on this thread but I will get caught up soon and look forward to learning more about the no-nails master.
It looks as though I am in good company with Narayan and Richard – I, too, have been fortunate enough to have gone to see Monserrat. It was an absolutely…[Read more]
That was an amazingly beautiful performance! It was a shear delight to listen to your mini concert. I am honored and humbled by your level of precision and command throughout. Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!!!
Diane White replied to the topic Ghizelaine Bousdira's grade 2 submission october 2019 in the forum Grade Exam Submissions 1 month, 1 week ago
Congrats on getting your submission in. I wish you all the best with your evaluation.
Diane White replied to the topic Grade 2 submission – Gabriel Figueiredo, Sept 2019 in the forum Grade Exam Submissions 1 month, 1 week ago
Gabriel, congratulations on your submission and best wishes for your evaluation.
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