This video will help your fingers become flexible with changing positions and switching between chords. Continue Reading
Clumsy Piano Finger Winners…
Yesterday I held the drawing for the 35 winner's who will receive a free download of The Clumsy Piano Finger Boot Camp! If you were a winner, you will have received an email from me earlier today...Congratulations! Ready for another preview video? This video is from the category called "Reaching out of Range", teaching your fingers to memorize the distance between common stretches without looking and without losing your place: 49 Videos Completed! I currently have completed 49 videos of the 69 I have planned, divided into categories that will address all your clumsy finger issues! ~smile~ Here are the categories so far: Rhythm Busters (for keeping the beat without Continue Reading
Do You Have Clumsy Finger Syndrome?
Does this sound like you?...... "I can play my right hand perfectly, but I can't get my left hand to cooperate." "My songs don't sound like they're supposed to sound because I make too many mistakes." "My songs sound choppy and slow even after hours of practice!" "I have to keep starting over because I get confused with where my fingers are supposed to be!" "I can't keep the rhythm right!" "I can't think and move fast enough!" "I know what I am supposed to do, but I can't do it!" "My mind goes blank even after I memorize something!" Eventually, you find yourself saying things like... "I'm just not musically inclined." "I don't have the talent to play the piano." "This is Continue Reading
Scale Fingering Chart
This is a quick reference guide to commonly used fingering for scales. The fingering always alternates 123 1234 (or 321 4321) so that the same fingering pattern repeats every octave. The thumb always stays on the white keys, never on black keys. The fourth finger always plays a black key (when there is a black key to be played in the scale). The fifth finger is only used at a starting place, a stopping place, or a turning-around place. Based on previous rule, use #5 finger at the end of a scale, instead of #1 as indicated below. The e The chart below is marked with #1 at the end of the scale, assuming you will continue to play another octave. Continue Reading