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Offline gilcohen90

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Piano playing after graduation
« on: May 21, 2012, 08:50:25 PM »
I've been studying piano for almost 12 years and have just graduated college with a degree unrelated to piano. I've been fortunate enough to be taking lessons while at college but now that I've moved back home I am unsure of how I will be able to continue playing. At college there were at least performance classes and occasional concerts and lessons to motivate me. I find it tough now without an outlet to continue playing. Any ideas on how to continue?

Offline Derek

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Re: Piano playing after graduation
«Reply #1 on: May 23, 2012, 12:32:05 AM »
This is easy for me to say cause I actually started this way, but why don't you try improvisation? I've found it has the greatest potential for internal reward when one has few outlets for performing to others. As you may have noticed, there's an active improv community here full of people who love improvisation and helping others realize their potential in it. You're welcome to stop by, listen to a piece and maybe post your own try at improvisation. We won't bite, I promise =). Who knows, could change your life. It did me.