I Am a Pianist

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 59 People

    My Favorite Things.....

    The piano is my favorite instrument - I've always loved it.  My sister taught me to read music and begin playing when I was five years old and I've been playing ever since.  That gives me 42 years of experience at this thing - suddenly I feel very old! My favorite kind...
    Oopskitty Oopskitty
    51-55, F
    1 Response Feb 4, 2008
    rachel96826 rachel96826
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Jan 27, 2015

    Please don't be fooled by the title.

    You are not a Pianist if you play contemporary music. If you can't play Beethoven, Bach, Chopin and Rachmaninoff - you are not a pianist. #truth
    lbezuidenhout92 lbezuidenhout92
    22-25, M
    3 Responses May 24, 2014
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    Apr 8, 2015

    It strikes again... I hear my name called

    and I begin to mentally prepare myself. My anxiety was relatively low as I stood up, but with each step I took down those seemingly endless stairs I could feel it bubbling. I turn and face the audience and I take a bow as I try to tell myself I'm not afraid. As I try to announce...
    justbnatural justbnatural
    22-25, M
    Mar 15
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