When All Else Fails

When All Else Fails

I came across this video and got such a kick out of it that I decided to share it with my students. The video is of Brazilian pianist Eliane Rodrigues dealing with a mechanical problem during a concert. Rather than getting upset, she demonstrates how to recover and...
Anna Plays Piano Blues

Anna Plays Piano Blues

Anna has been taking lessons for 3 years. She started at age 5 and is very creative. She composed a piece called ” Roses from Heaven ” that she played at her first piano recital. She did this on her own without any coaching from me. The second recital she...
Payton Playing Moonlight Mist

Payton Playing Moonlight Mist

The other day, one of my student’s Moms did a video of her daughter Payton playing “Moonlight Mist”. Payton did such a nice job I thought I would post the video on my Facebook page. Notice how she matches the mood of the music to the title of the piece by playing...
Just Jamming

Just Jamming

The other day one of my students was playing a piano piece really well and I thought it would be fun to add rhythm with my Yamaha Clavinova. Kenna did great and her Mom captured the video in a single take. She has been taking piano lessons for six years and will be...
Announcing Our 2019 Spring Recital

Announcing Our 2019 Spring Recital

John Douglas Rancho Piano will be holding our annual Spring Recital on May 18th at 11:00am at Grace Presbyterian Church, 31143 Nicolas Rd, Temecula, CA 92591. Twenty-two  students ranging in age from 5 to 15 will be performing. John Douglas will also be playing the...