is your mirror,
of videos, or methodological documents could replace the physical presence
of a teacher.
thing – is the individual approach
towards each pupil. Each person
has his own aptitudes, difficulties, and talents.
Trough my long teaching experience, I’ve never met two similar
pupils. Each individual is unique.
very important to explain and to show the methods of piano playing,
the touch, and to teach a pupil to play at home by a self-sufficient
of classical ballet work daily with a teacher. Event the most experienced
pianists need a permanent qualified and
most effectively, it is desirable for the student to have a
professor who knows how to teach and who has attained a good professional
level. The most effective means of training the young is the
imitation of actions or behaviour of an adult or a professional. For
example, animal babies learn by imitating the behaviour of their parents.
Human children likewise use imitation to learn their native language
from their parents and families. It follows that, piano professors who
dominantly use theoretical and/or lecture-based methods, rather than
demonstrating to the student how to play, will turn out less capable
musicians. My students progress most effectively through a proven combination
of demonstration, practi sed replication, and oral instruction.
play music and am trained for the music professor
vocation. For effective student learning, an instructor must
have both performance and teaching skills. For example, not every native
speaker is able to teach his language to foreigners. Having been a student,
a performing artist, and teacher, I understand what someone feels who
has never before played the piano, and I understand how
he should be led forward, with ease, towards success.
learned, over a 10 year period, the four principal educational disciplines
and having had a great deal of experience
teaching, I can say that it is possible to teach the
piano to any motivated person.