I should call my piano classes “Jukebox Piano Class” because I take requests. Nothing motivates a new musician more than being able to play something he or she likes.
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Recent Posts from Concertblog: Concert Blog
Crowd-funding is THE way to go for new orchestras and new concerts for four reasons. Donate to Eureka! Orchestra for their debut concert in Boston.
Unitas Ensemble crowd-funding campaign to raise money for their debut concert in Boston.
Anne Ku arranges Mozart’s famous Eine Kleine Nacht Musik for easy piano for four different levels, for solo or ensemble playing.
The samba piece called So Nice! is very sexy and flirtatious, especially as a single melody line on the piano. Here are the fingerings for the right hand – a present for Joan.
Anne Ku’s Piano Medley on Bach’s Prelude in C from his Well-tempered Clavier is an example of floating different recognizable melodies on top of piano, suitable for voice or violin or flute with a keyboard instrument.
Recent Posts: Maui Tips for Newcomers
I caught myself confessing to a stranger that I am doing everything I possibly can to live on Maui. All the reasons that attracted me here are the ones that lure me to stay. Besides teaching 7 classes to 90 students, running two grant-funded projects, giving private piano lessons and ad hoc gigs, I’m also […]
My friends who are buried under six feet of snow in the North East are probably wondering if it’s possible to have 365 perfect sunny and warm days and not get bored. This is what I wake up to. On the mornings I don’t oversleep and rush breakfast to get to work, I savor every […]
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- Jukebox Piano Class: Stand By Me for Easy Piano April 20, 2015
- Elegant but easy to play music from “Still Alice” March 15, 2015
- How to write music people want to play March 3, 2015
- Maui Wordcamp: a WordPress conference in paradise February 17, 2015
- Learn Piano February 2, 2015
- Mandarin course on Maui 顧恩以教中文 February 2, 2015
- The two Cs February 2, 2015
- Shock via social media February 1, 2015
- The making of a fan December 16, 2014
- Biggest Fan December 16, 2014
- Saying no and letting go November 7, 2014
- Figs glorious figs November 3, 2014
- Dad said Confucius says October 11, 2014
- Tuesdays with Morrie October 5, 2014
- Dad’s iPad October 5, 2014
- The day the earth stood still September 11, 2014
- Family reunion of four September 10, 2014
- Ninth day of the ninth month 九月九日 September 9, 2014
- Supermoon and superdad September 8, 2014
- Free writing with a prompt September 7, 2014
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