About the Russian school of piano playing
“While I don’t believe there exists a Russian way of playing, I do recognize the Russian School of Piano teaching – the method historically proven by raising generations of accomplished musicians. One of the most important features of the School is the development of the piano apparatus based on a serious foundation of musical and medical knowledge. It is a well-known fact that many pianists suffer from all kinds of professional traumas due to inappropriate training in childhood. It is vital, therefore, to understand how our body functions. It’s also important to know which movement best suits the desired articulation, particular tone…. Then instead of hours of repetitive practicing one can achieve quality results much faster and be injury-free.”— Rada Bukhman, in her interview with Shirley Kirsten
Starting with the basics and working up to progressively harder pieces. For kids 6 years+
Fundamentals of the concepts and rules of music, including keys, rhythm, etc.
RCM exam prep
Preparation for Royal Conservatory of Music exams, levels 1 to 8