Category: Piano Scales

Piano Guild auditions through May 2011

May 23rd, 2011, No Comments

I am very happy to congratulate the following students to their amazing accomplishments. They all performed musicianship phases. It was George Bostan II’s first Guild audition; he performed all white key scales in Major and harmonic minor and 9 Elementary pieces. Cassiopea Bostan performed All Major, Harmonic and Melodic Minor scales, Chords / Cadences and […]

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Subscription Page COMING SOON

April 10th, 2011, No Comments

AVAILABLE SOON: ASK EVA MARTIN PAGE: Everyone has questions! I am here to answer your questions! Ask me any question, so I can answer it either privately or via a teleseminar or via subscription. VIDEO COURSES: I am showing you exactly how I practice, how I go about fixing errors, what to listen for, how […]

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Play Piano In All Keys Books: Still on SALE?

November 2nd, 2010, No Comments

Play Piano In All Keys Fingering Charts 40% SALE – save literally years in practicing using these fingering charts!

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FINGERING CHARTS 40% OFF SALE THROUGH 10/31/2010

October 14th, 2010, No Comments

My CRAZY HALLOWEEN SCALES, CHORDS CADENCES, ARPEGGIOS FINGERING CHARTS SALE!!!! How about ACCOMPLISHING EFFORTLESS and SECURE SCALES, CHORDS / CADENCES AND ARPEGGIOS in WEEKS rather than years, using traditional classical fingering? If you are a piano teacher, like me, taking annually 30 + students through various piano exams, auditions and competitions, you will know about […]

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The ease of preparing my students with the new book "Play Piano in all Keys"

May 31st, 2010, No Comments

New scales, Chords / cadences, arpeggios book introduction: “Play Piano In All Keys” by Eva Martin Hollaus. I have been entering students in the Annual Guild Auditions since 2001 and average about 26 – 35 students each year with a National or International program. All my students, with the exception of students I only had […]

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Beethoven, Czerny Liszt teaching technique and today’s take on technique

November 29th, 2008, No Comments

I found this great dissertation of 1992 of the comparisons of how Beethoven, Czerny and Liszt taught. I took the liberty to copy this paragraph of Czerny’s teaching that so much reflects what I am confronted with daily in my life as a piano teacher. Daily, I am speaking, teaching, breathing, telling, joking, the very […]

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Daily scale practice, how to get results

November 22nd, 2008, No Comments

DSCO concerto winners perform – Arts & Living: “I could not have been more amazed at Capone’s masterful and impressive execution of playing high and low scales and at his overall performance throughout this difficult folk-influenced piece. Because Capone is a sophomore, the Davidson community will have a few more years to continue hearing his […]

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Epoch Times – Interview With Finalist From NTD’s First International Chinese Piano Competition

November 3rd, 2008, No Comments

Epoch Times – Interview With Finalist From NTD’s First International Chinese Piano Competition: “Mr. Na has a deep appreciation for the power of music. “It’s something for the soul, like food for people. It’s possible to live without music, but it would be an empty life,” says Mr. Na.” What a great attitude, right from […]

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The Importance of Scales Practice

October 31st, 2008, No Comments

I am writing this as I am listening to the artistry of the D Major Mozart Piano Concerto, No 26. In my twenties, I was so fortunate to have had the leisure in my life to study all 27 of them and perform a few. The music is so fantastic – simple, pleasing, yet with […]

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Introduction

October 29th, 2008, No Comments

Hello all and hello to everyone who loves to create piano music: I decided to name this blog Piano How To, giving many, many helpful hints regarding practicing, playing, performing and preparing performances. My background is Classical Piano Performance, Coaching, teaching K-12 and Adult, all levels and abilities. I teach a very successful Classical Piano […]

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