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How do you deal with "stage fright" or performance anxiety?

Anyone who has ever walked on stage and performed a piano solo by memory has had to deal in some way with "stage fright" or performance anxiety. I remember walking toward the piano as a child and thinking, "I don't know the first note of my piece. I hope my hands can find it." Fortunately, they did, but it was very unnerving. I also remember feelin...
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Can we teach piano technique without physically touching the student?

from the series: ​Issues and Ideas: Perspectives in Pedagogy Kathleen Murray, Editor Those of us who teach a physical skill have to try to balance a number of issues. This question was not at or near the top of my list of worries as I began my piano teaching career in the   early 1980's, but it has become a worrisome issue ...
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