2021 Fall Piano Lesson Registration
Monday, September 13, 2021 by Mary O'Connor | OCMS
Thank you for your interest in the O'Connor Music Studio!
Available times are on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays during the day, after school and early evenings for all ages and levels. There may be other times available if requested.
After you register, you will get a confirmation email with the information you need to access the Student Portal. After logging in you may choose from the available lesson times or request something different.
If you are a transfer student, please have your most recent method book(s) and notebook for the online interview.
Prospective students must have a piano, organ or electric keyboard to use for daily practice.
Roadtrip! students (ages 4-5) are scheduled for half-hour lessons with their parents present.
Beginning children (ages 6 to 9) are scheduled for half-hour lessons.
Youth (ages 10 and up) may be scheduled for half-hour lessons or forty-five minute lessons.
Adults are highly encouraged to take hour-long lessons, but are always welcome to schedule half-hour lessons at first.
I look forward to meeting you!
Don’t Give Up Because You Miss a Note!
Thursday, September 2, 2021 by Mary O'Connor | humor
I have a copy of this music (Faerie's Aire and Death Waltz) if anyone is interested in playing it!
The music above has been played (sort of!):
The drive you need to accomplish whatever you're attempting—big or small—needs fuel. Instead of letting slip-ups set you back, psychologist and author John Norcross recommends you make them the fuel:
"If you are learning to play the piano, you don't give up because you miss a note. It's not whether you slip, it's how you respond to the slip."
Cut yourself some slack and remember that things take time and hard work. Listen to the sound of your "missed note" and let that push you forward. You missed that note yesterday, but that doesn't mean you'll miss it today. via "If You're Learning Piano, You Don't Give Up Because You Miss a Note".