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How did you know, Mr. Einstein?!

Physics is by far my dad's greatest passion. Ever since I remember he has been fascinated by the universe and various theories about its...

Give me a deadline!

The other day, a friend asked me to write a post about efficiency, especially regarding to piano practice. Why she thought I was the...

Handshake with pop culture

A few days ago, I had a nice chat with Aleksander Debicz, a pianist I met several years ago at the Mozarteum Summer Academy in Salzburg....

'Honor your intuition'

Today, I'd like us to come back to the topic which I started in the 'Greek tragedy with a piano' post - what options young musicians have...

Stress, Trick No. 3

Today, I'm going to take up a very difficult subject of a thinking pattern which is hugely responsible for all kinds of stress. We learn...

Stress, Trick No. 2

In my last post, I wrote about various emotions covered by the term 'stress' and their positive and negative effects. I focused...

Stress, Trick No. 1

These days we hear about it all the time. But I think the subject of stress in a musician's life specifically is worth bringing up. Both...

Greek tragedy with a piano?

No other topic causes as many controversies among musicians as competitions. Almost every pianist I know has his or her opinion on this...