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Tall Fingers

https://www.youtube.com/shorts/wDPomPaNZ7c Pianists are told from the get-go to curve their fingers - and that’s exactly how they’re...

Muscle Memory

https://www.youtube.com/shorts/jELdytFUsTA On a given day of practice, how much do you think about muscle memory? Honestly, it’s...

Sing it!

https://www.youtube.com/shorts/umLUj3lOzWA Sing any good melodies lately? This tip might be scary for those shower singers or hummers:...

Simplification

https://www.youtube.com/shorts/YH9J0vx-0qg For us pianists, it’s sometimes easy to look at a passage and think, “How the heck do I...

Overexaggeration

https://www.youtube.com/shorts/YSgP54OHi-A See that f written in the music? What if it actually read fffff? As musicians, we have a lot...

"Rush-to"

A common mantra for practice is to always take difficult passages slowly; but what happens when you speed it up? Many of my previous...

Shake it Off!

https://www.youtube.com/shorts/Sn3nIu4p9cY One of the largest problems that pianists face (and rarely address) is tension. I’ve mostly...

About Me

Hello! My name is Evan McAuley, and I’m so excited to be sharing my pianistic journey with you. I am a recent graduate of Ohio...