Gino replied to the topic Scott Brandenberg, York: Home – Connie Sheu Masterclass in the forum Classical Guitar Student Showcase 1 week, 2 days ago
Very beautiful playing Scott! And I am impressed with your capacity to adjust “on demand”! Connie gives very good guidance!
Gino replied to the topic Dave Coleman: J.S. Bach, Allemande BWV 996 – Connie Sheu Masterclass in the forum Classical Guitar Student Showcase 1 month ago
Great job Dave! You did a lot of beautiful things! And thanks to Connie! I leave with some useful knowledge and thoughts!
Hi everyone! Here is my assessment from Dave: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NqFk7Hn9p8
I am happy I passed, but there are many small things I will have to adjust. Thank you very much Dave for this detailed review! It will be very helpful!
I hope this can be useful for you too!
Hi Thomas! I believe you are quite right with your hypothesis! I have repeatedly observed the same thing, like if those abilities, sight reading and playing from memory, were mutually exclusive. Thank you for listening my submission!
Hi Sanne! Great submission! The 2 pieces from the Papillon from Giuliani were among the most challenging for me! I was impressed by the pace you took them, no fear! :0) You did great! Congratulations!
Hi John! Well done, especially the adagio, beautiful and gentle. I enjoyed reading your assessment as well! You come up with explicite strategies, it was interesting. To address the challenges. Congratulations!
Very nice submission Janna! Nice sound, clean, musical! I liked reading your thoughts on analysis! Grade 1 seems early for that, it is great that you are already very aware of this aspect! Congratulations!
Hi John! I can also see a disconnection between your assessment and your playing. Not so much for the nervousness, because I also feel my hands shaking sometimes but it doesn’t show much. The disconnect is that you are so hard on yourself that I got to expect a poor submission. But instead, it was very solid and musical, nice accents, nice…[Read more]
Thank you very much Rick, ShannonAnn, Deb and Donna for your nice words! I appreciate! And thanks Donna for sharing your warm up and practice routine. I am always interested in knowing how people do their practice.
Thanks very much Martha, Doug, Kari, Roger, Sanne and Narayan! I really appreciate your nice words and encouragements. I also like to know what piece people like the most, it is fun to know, so thank you!
Martha, regarding the question I ask in my self assessment, I agree with you, what you say makes a lot of sense. One should probably focus on…[Read more]
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