Hello everyone, Thank you so much for all your kind words and congratulations :) It means a lot a lot to me.
As Kari suggested, I’ll celebrate and relax. Arigatou (thank you) for Japanese congratulations too! -Yoko
It’s been about 10 months since Level1 (=Grade2) submission. I have been enjoying working on Grade 3 materials. It’s getting rather challenging for me. I didn’t know any of the Grade 3 repertoires. I like the new system of including modern repertoires in the curriculum, and am working on them although I didn’t include them in this submission.…[Read more]
Congratulations on your submission! Each note was singing with such a lovely voice. I admire your colourful tone and expression. and also power to work on so many projects! – Yoko
Hi Kari, Congraturations on your submission! It’s beautiful performance.
Especially the sound of etouffee and/or staccato in Addagio touched my heart. It really suits the piece and you play sooo nicely. – Yoko
* Spider Dance by Andrew York- Update
It was suggested in a coaching call to write down my plan of shaping on the score. I wrote it down, and this is a video I am trying to play as I planned.
My fingers are tensing up a bit because dynamics is difficult for me and it makes my fingers nervous.
Thank you Ian! Thank you Roger! It actually started from the Snowflight thread you created. I followed your direction to download the music from Andrew York’s website and Spider Dance happened to be included. So thank You too :)
* Spider Dance by Andrew York
I’ve been trying to speed up more but not possible so far. This piece is harder than imagined. When practicing, my fingers get fatigued soon.
I went to a classical guitar concert a few weeks ago.
Performer was Eugenio Della Chiara.
Programme included pieces…[Read more]
Thank you Kari :) Your challnges were amazing, and progresses you made were amazing. Especially I was intrigued by that Scott B. challnge. Thank you for sharing the notation notes.
Thank you John san! I will incorporate this exercise in my routine practice this month like you, and try to up the tempo. Your progress was great and it was sounding…[Read more]
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