The piano lessons have started.
I found my teacher from Google search and turns out we are a good match. She has a gleeming, black grand piano that takes up her entire living room; with weighted, effortless keys, the sound is literally music to the ears.
I am a cautious, approaching “mid-life crisis“, student – yikes! And after years of teaching myself to read music, playing by ear and generally using the piano as a stress outlet, there’s a load of habits I need to lose in order to be able to play confidently and beautifully.
I am committed.
This is my first lesson, first week of practice. It is so basic that it almost seems irrelevant – until I practice with intention.
That is when I can pick out how weak my left hand really is and how quickly my right hand wants to take off on its own volition.
It is a struggle but I suspect beyond learning to play well, I will also learn something deeper about myself to adjust. ❤️