A flock of birds is overhead. A piano teacher who looks like Meryl Streep and three students who look like the Thompson Twins sit in High Park having a picnic […]

After the Board mtg. I walked with Anand to his place then down College from Grace, it was about 9:45pm. I passed an expensive men’s clothing store and heard piano […]

In this one country they teach piano by calling attention to binary conditions, yes no, conservative liberal, male female, right wing left wing, day night and ultimately left hand right […]

On my way to teach in a neighbourhood I do not usually hang in, noticed in the distance a big sign for a piano store. Thought that was cool and […]

the young whippersnapper played as fast as possible. the old pianist said where’s the fire? young whippersnapper said you never know when you’re going to die. maybe i’ve had it […]

Turned on the metronome, said to the little guy “Can you hear the sounds that are repeating?” nodded affirmatively. Then I asked if he could do it but he played […]

I worked a little with interesting piano teacher in Riverdale who showed me a trick for piano scales. You fit your hand into two positions, one comprised of the thumb […]

Someone asked where I’m at with my piano and I realized the answer is more about where I’m at with my brain. What interests me most stems from thoughts about […]

It’s all about stories, that’s why there is a love of films, books and music etc. And what hurts additionally when someone dies, they take their stories. Can no longer […]

Sometimes she came upon a piano somewhere, alone or in concert and there was one note broken. No matter what she planned to play, the broken note always found a […]