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Offline pianolka

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Postcrossing for piano lovers
« on: December 08, 2019, 08:07:17 PM »
Do you play the piano and like postcrossing? Are you between 5 and 100 years old? And do you like getting to know new people, methods and compositions? I'm looking for teachers who would be interested in exchanging their experiences and have pupils aged between 5 and 17, who could correspond with mine. Exotic locations are welcome, but not necessary. We could exchange just one email and one postcard with a greeting, or we can exchange letters once a month talking about our favourite compositions, concerts, projects. We could even try making some of our own. My pupils play the piano just as a hobby, just a few of them decided or are planning to continue professionaly.

I already tried approaching several schools and teachers, but so far without any response.

If you are interested, or would like to share any advice, please let me know. Thank you very much. Pianolka (Czech Republic)

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Re: Postcrossing for piano lovers
«Reply #1 on: December 09, 2019, 05:37:33 PM »
I'm not having the time to get involved personally, but one idea that seems very good for your purposes is to set up an IRC channel.

I have one for a small group of friends (internet and real-life) who are kind of tired of facebook and all that:  I personally use Weechat as my client program on a terminal in either Android phone or my regular linux notebook, and freenode is the server I use.

It doesn't take too much effort to set up, and you can make it a private group, by invitation only.  Primarily a text-based forum, but you can swap recordings, or whatever.

Sort of old-school technology, but it's free, and you and your group don't have to deal with distracting graphics, ads, spammers, and all that.
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