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Exciting Announcement!

Sunday, September 22, 2019 by Graham Yates | Announcements

It's official! Graham has accepted an offer to adjudicate the 2020 Kwantlen Polytechnic University International Music Festival in Langley, British Columbia, Canada. He will evaluate public performances by young pianists in April. Check out the  KPU International Music Festival  website for details.


Suzuki Piano Book 1 Videos

Sunday, September 22, 2019 by Graham Yates | Helpful Hints

Here is a resource for new Suzuki piano families. Save this link to refer to a pianist's-eye-view of all the steps toward completing Suzuki book 1.


Not only does this playlist include videos of all of the pieces in the book, but also includes some hands separate demonstrations as well. Here's an example:


Here's "Cuckoo", RH:

Now, here's "Cuckoo" LH: 

And, then there's "Cuckoo" with both hands:

You can also use the video's "settings" function to slow down the video for easier learning - up to 25% speed! Use the HD quality setting for the sharpest video image.