I was at my weekly piano lesson this morning and had another breakthrough. Not only am I playing moozical toons in C, F and G major (one 'sharp' note indicated by the little # at the beginning of the music)...we've now moved on to D major which has two #! Woo hoo! ;D Which means that I… Continue reading Two sharps are better than one
Last week I told my piano teacher that I had a confession to make. I'd - shock - been to the local library and found some sheet music: easy classical pieces rearranged for children. ('Punk classics for beginners' does, unfortunately, not yet exist...) Even more shocking - I'd been trying to play some of them! He took… Continue reading Punk classics for beginners
If you've been following my Scaredy Cat Challenges, you'll know that I started learning piano in September. Today I had my fourteenth lesson (each lesson lasts half an hour). It was a turning point. I reached the end of my little red piano book, "Vi spiller klaver 1". My teacher told me that I had… Continue reading I could. And I can.
The last time I posted about our Scaredy Cat Challenges was 9 January, so I thought it was about high time I checked in with you all... Did you get started? Do you need a gentle kick up the backside? ;D My own personal challenge this time round has been learning to play the piano. I have to say that… Continue reading Scaredy Cat Challenge – 28 January 2011
Do you remember that we're doing Scaredy Cat Challenges? My latest personal challenge was to attempt to play the piano at the sprightly age of 43. (You can read the background on that particular challenge here.) Now that we've moved the piano into the livingroom(because, woo hoo, I'm using it every day!),even DH couldn't resist getting… Continue reading Scaredy Cat Challenge – remember?
Time for a quick update on my latest Scaredy Cat Challenge... learning to play the piano! 🙂 I went for my second piano lesson last Friday. My Norwegian teacher told me that I was, and I quote, "...surprisingly good at playing from the sheet music without looking down at your hands." He said it in Danish,… Continue reading Scaredy Cat Challenge – Old Dogs and New Tricks