July 21, 2020

I recently came across an article on Interlude about a response to Andras Schiff's controversial thoughts on the modern audience. Here is a quote from the concert pianist's book, Music Comes Out of Silence:

“….the quality and general culture of audiences has diminished...

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...