Piano, My Clunky, Clumsy, Brash Inelegant Cousin

A funny thing happened to me this summer. When I made the switch to harpsichord, I was positive that I would never play piano seriously again. I had fallen head over heels in love with the harpsichord. It was more … Continued

String Envy

When I started college my closest friends were a cellist and a violinist. Come to think of it, they were my only friends…but whatever, they were GOOD friends. The type of friends that you walk 120 blocks with because you’re … Continued

The Weird Pianos Club

If you’re a pianist that likes to work, you’ve probably played on some weird pianos. Which is a nice way of saying that you’ve probably played on some teeerrrrible pianos. And if you’ve been doing this for awhile now, you’ve … Continued

The spotlight

I’ve been noticing more and more pianists saying that they don’t enjoy the spotlight. I don’t know if this is becoming a trend or not, it’s just something I’ve been paying greater attention to the more I’ve been thinking about what performing means to … Continued

Jeannette

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Jeannette plays in a fair amount of places, and has been described in performance as a “waterbug” and a “tenacious squirrel”.  She aims at some point to be called a “rock of gibraltar”, but at 5’2 and under 100 lbs, … Continued