June 24, 2020

I think I can say, for the most of us, that we often ask ourselves the following after we are done learning the notes and having a decent understanding of the fundamental musicianship of a new piece: what's next? How do we make it sound better?

With all of this qua...

May 26, 2020

We just finished the academic year here at Miami University. And what a long and challenging year it has been. I was recently asked to write an article for Pianist Magazine, sharing my experiences of teaching piano online. Check my post here. I hope you find it to be i...

March 22, 2020

It has been a difficult time for all of us during this COVID-19 health crisis. With so many people out of work and several businesses closed down, this pandemic has understandably created wide-spread panic and anxiety. 

As a performing musician, this crisis has imp...

January 30, 2020

In March, I will be presenting a showcase at the Music Teachers National Association Conference in Chicago on Henle's new edition of the Beethoven Piano Sonatas, edited by renowned pianist, Murray Perahia, and Norbert Gertsch. To me, this is a wonderful resource for as...