Category Archives: piano

musical cross training

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Opie had piano lesson #3 today. Although I began this adventure with trepidation, I’m already seeing many benefits of her musical cross training.

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all about that figured bass

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One of the best parts of being a parent is how your childrens’ interests shape and enhance your own life. Because of Opie and her sister, I know now more about gymnastics and American Girl dolls than I ever expected knowing, as well as guinea pigs and flower fairies.

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what have I done?

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Still working out the ramifications of my latest decision: Opie is going to start learning piano in addition to oboe. She’ll do a separate, shorter lesson with Teacher on a different day. The plan is for her to learn both piano and theory.

There are still a few details to work out, like, a piano(!).

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