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I Play Piano

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    I started playing piano since I was elementary. I am still a widower but people says I'm a pro @ it.
    patooooots patooooots 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I've been classically trained to play piano since I was nine. :3 I still continue to play but I write my own pieces and remix new songs.
    DezSheeran DezSheeran 13-15, F Jan 2

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    Recently - I have just finished learning this song! It's called Andaluza and it's so beautiful. I am so glad my teacher chose this for me because when I close my eyes while playing...
    Leighchick Leighchick 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2013

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    My Favorite Thing To Do - I have been playing piano since I was about 9.  I play by ear mostly, though I can also read guitar/piano music in a crunch.  When I was younger, I...
    NMBtruth1 NMBtruth1 41-45, M 1 Response May 19, 2011

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    Hello Fellow Piano Lovers - Hello everybody! I have been reading your stories and they make me smile. The piano is truly a fantastic and wonderful instrument. Versatile...
    Serenity14 Serenity14 26-30, F Jun 23, 2013

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    I'm In Love With Piano Music - Playing piano is my hobby. I like to play songs by Evanescence, Three days Grace, Metallica -Nothing else matter, Green day - wake me up when...
    ColourfulSoul ColourfulSoul 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 12, 2011

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    I have taken piano lessons already for 4 years. I am not crazy about it, but it is kinda cool playing it ;)
    crazypeanut crazypeanut 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    If you play piano, there are certain songs that you HAVE to know. If you want to get every girl in the room to stand up and sing, you play "Love Song" by Sara Bareilles and/or "A...
    MrTimothyMcNeil MrTimothyMcNeil 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    Grateful My Parents Made Me Take Lessons! - I was forced to take eight years of piano lessons. I hated every minute of it. I can guarantee my teachers did, too. I was that awful...
    hanniejoy hanniejoy 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2012

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    I Miss Playing A "Real" Piano... - I was raised in a very musical environment. My mother was a piano teacher, and she also sang and played guitar. She had many friends...
    Kerosene13 Kerosene13 26-30, F 5 Responses May 23, 2011

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    Stress Release - I try and play for at least 30 minutes every day. Usually at night, once the children are in bed. I like to play clasical music and easy listening pop, older stuff...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 17, 2012

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    I just learned how to play Let it go from Frozen on piano by ear in 10 minutes, sorry for bragging but yeaaaaa
    MussiociZinni MussiociZinni 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 7

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    I walked into a piano store the other day and reminisced about playing. I miss sitting in front of a piano and playing for the sake of enjoyment. The muscle memory is still there...
    cinfulella cinfulella 22-25, F Jan 15

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    The Choice Of Giving Up - I hated piano a lot when i was 6 years old. I hated music, i hated practicing, and i hated the criticism i got back then. All i cared for was figure...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F Sep 21, 2013

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    I Am Learning To Play Piano - I am in my third year of learning using the "Adventures in Piano" series along with the Suzuki method... and I love it! I have an awesome teacher and...
    pianostudent pianostudent 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2012

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    I don't play but have been wanting to play piano for a very long time now. I'm learning to play the piano for my senior project but don't know where to start. :(
    crocslol crocslol 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 1

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    Playing maple leaf rag and the entertainer
    Delta465 Delta465 16-17, M 23 hrs ago

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    Learn it, Live it, Love it... - I have been playing since I was four, so twelve years now. I love everything about playing the piano just the feeling of being able to play such a...
    SecretsofWillow SecretsofWillow 18-21, F 1 Response May 28, 2011

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    I used to loved sitting on the bench next to my dad while he played. He would teach me little parts to play so that I would feel included, but sometimes he would have me do the...
    klic klic 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2013

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    Passion For Piano - I absolutely love to play the piano. It's my passion in life, I love music. I love to play music and know that others are enjoying the sounds I am creating. I...
    TwistedVixen TwistedVixen 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 29, 2010

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    Music=life - Does any other musicans or music lovers feel the same out there? I play the piano about an hour a day and I absolutely love it. It helps me gather all of my thoughts...
    beautifulbaby069 beautifulbaby069 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 7, 2012

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    My teacher is letting me play her all-time favorite piece, Clair de Lune. I'm so excited! :)
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    Eight Years and Counting... - I've been playing for over eight years now. People say that I'm quite good at it, but I'm not convinced. I don't do chords too well, and so playing by...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2008

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    Since I Was Little - i have been playing the piano since i was little. although the drums is my main instrument i still have time to play that and the guitar.
    AnikiMomo AnikiMomo 18-21 4 Responses May 18, 2007

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    I love to sit down and do whatever my hands tell me we're doing and listening to what happens
    thebluebird011 thebluebird011 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    My Music Is My Voice. - I've played piano for years. I'm not exactly what you consider smart.... I cant read music, so I have to play by what I hear. For me, playing piano...
    Huyana Huyana 18-21, F Jan 5, 2013

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    Playing the piano is my escape. 🎼
    missishaeve missishaeve 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    Escape - An escape, Of the greatest kind, Into a world of wonder, Of harmonious melodies, And ragged dynamics.
    PortableInsanity PortableInsanity 16-17, F Oct 23, 2013

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    Not Very Well. ... - Not very well. I took lessons when I was little. I can read music and I know what all of the keys are, so with a little time I can pick out a piece. But I am...
    wanderkid wanderkid 19-21, F 1 Response Jun 15, 2007

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    Scary But How? - I'm not really liked at school but I don't know what I did to make everyone hate me. so they spread rumors about me and made it worse.. So everyday I go to the...
    Cuddleswrathchild Cuddleswrathchild 18-21, M 3 Responses May 27, 2013

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    My mother is a classical pianist. Went to Juliard for it. So when my sister, my brother and myself were 4 years old, we all started piano lessons. A woman would come to our house...
    rella27 rella27 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    My Favorite Pieces - I had studied piano as a child (4-9), but afterwards was mostly self-taught. Didn't have many opportunities to play for 20 years. Now I bought a piano and am...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 9 Responses Jun 16, 2013

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    What Got Me Started - Flashback to 2003, 12 years old. I had been rather sick during most of the year and feeling pretty down. I put on Fantasia (an childhood favorite movie) and...
    farhneh farhneh 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 18, 2012

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    Today I'll Do Something Different. - Today was no different from any other. Got up, showered, had a cup of coffee and a few hand rolled cigs,same as any other day. LISTENED TO...
    derekdob derekdob 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 19, 2013

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    I Miss Playing... - I am finding myself in a place in my life where I wonder where everything went...I wonder what happened to all the things that used to mean something to me...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 28, 2010

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    I'm Sorry Piano... - The piano becomes an amplifier of my emotions. My friends say that I rarely play lively songs since most of the time I play music pieces that would make you...
    JaeRin JaeRin 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 7, 2013

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    Along with many other musical instruments. I love music.
    kaloe108 kaloe108 16-17, F Dec 2, 2013

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    Recital Day... Yesterday at my recital i played a jazz/romantic piece called A Special Someone. I always get stage fright even though i've been performing there for 5 years. It's...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I have been playing the piano since age 6. I have progressed to playing the organ as well. I give lessons to others on these musical instruments when I have time to do so.
    Barbaradressedup Barbaradressedup 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 2

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    Fantasie Impromptu By Chopin - Does anyone play this piece too? :)
    AresEsrevni AresEsrevni 16-17 1 Response Jul 13, 2013

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    "if Music Be The Food Of Love.... - ...Play on" I've been around pianos all my life. My mother can play it, my sisters can play it, some of my friends could play it. But...
    Emptysoul30 Emptysoul30 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 14, 2009

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    I Love My Old Upright... - I took lessons for a year when I was 13 but over the years forgot how to read music. I am learning again. I had a severe illness that made me temporarily...
    TolstoiFan TolstoiFan 41-45, F Feb 25, 2012

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    I know it's quite odd that I find piano a lifesaver, but anyways hi. I really enjoy playing piano, technically it's a keyboard but they are very similar. Another instrument I would...
    snowflakekeri snowflakekeri 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Memories - My mom forced me into piano lessons at the age of four. I hated it! While all of my friends were outside playing, I was inside practicing everyday. My parents have both...
    Jammie73 Jammie73 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 7, 2013

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    My favourite thing to do in the whole world is play piano!
    Razzzy Razzzy 16-17, F Jan 25

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    Magic. - My sister is wonderful pianist; she has her master's degree in music and her technique is spot on.  My grandfather bought her her first piano when she was a child...
    annalea annalea 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 25, 2010

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    I play mainly classical piano and I love it. :) Some of my favourite composers are Kuhlau, Beethoven, Mozart, Scarlatti, Clementi, Haydn... Recently I've been enjoying playing some...
    randomlygenerated randomlygenerated 18-21, F Mar 22

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    I've been playing piano since I was 5 years old ! I'm 21 now ! I love it it's beautiful! I also play guitar ✌️❤️
    Liveandlovefree Liveandlovefree 22-25, F Dec 11, 2013

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    I've been playing for 10 years now
    MakaylaCorlisa MakaylaCorlisa 13-15, F Jan 7

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    Have any of you done Certificate of Merits? I have an evaluation today! I'm really nervous! D: I have four pieces to perform to the evaluator, i have to sight read, then a theory...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F Mar 15

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    I want to learn how to play the piano because I want to play a duet of Heart and Soul with my partner on our wedding. :)
    DreamerX01 DreamerX01 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    On Saturday I played piano and sang on a showcase concert sponsored by Steinway pianos. I might go to hell for playing a Mentor Williams tune on a Steinway showcase... But it was...