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...
From Tabletop Practice to Piano Playing

From Tabletop Practice to Piano Playing

I periodically like to acknowledge a piano student of mine for hard work and accomplishment. Heavyn has been taking lessons from me for a little under 2 years. When she first got started, she didn’t have a piano at home. This didn’t stop her however. She...
Five Tips For Better Piano Practice

Five Tips For Better Piano Practice

I often get asked for advice regarding how to practice a new piece effectively. The following are my tried and true tips for effective practice. Tip #1 – Practice hands separately at first When learning a new piece start out practicing each hand separately. Focusing...
2018 Spring Recital

2018 Spring Recital

Our annual Spring Recital was held at Grace Presbyterian Church at the corner of Nicholas Rd. and Calle Medusa in Temecula on Saturday, May 12th at 11:00am. The recital featured piano performances by John Douglas’ students as well as John Douglas himself. The...