The great John Coltrane always played with tremendous passion
- "The emotional reaction is all that matters."
- "All of the technique doesn't matter... only if the feeling is right." John Coltrane
At our recent ANZCA exams in May we had two students perform their Grade 3 piano pieces with such maturity and a level of emotional engagement; rare for a performer of any age and experience. Well don...
Over the last 30 years of teaching guitar I have noticed that nearly all students and even many accomplished players simply do not change their strings often enough.
I change strings on most of my guitars after roughly ten hours of use. I have always used Thursdays as a guitar maintenance day. Changing strings on Thursdays gives me enough hours to play the strings in before weekend gigs.
With ANZCA exams fast approaching (May 27th) please ensure you know all of the required general knowledge for your respective grade.
At Caroline Springs School of Music we ensure that all students are well prepared for EVERY facet of their practical exams, an often neglected area in prac exams is general knowledge. Really the general knowledge component of the exams should be the easiest of al...