Do you ever...
• hesitate or falter
• get stuck on technical obstacles
• feel unduly tense
as you play the piano?
Holistic substitute for exercises
A comprehensive daily practice for expressive, efficient technique and mental presence.
Forget frustration - find facility
For post-beginner pianists with a holistic outlook: could conventional wisdom actually be holding you back? Experience a transformative approach that works with your body.
For open-minded advanced players: refine the minutest details of your technique. Eliminate unnecessary tension. Effortlessly communicate musical structure and narrative line.
Your playground for self-discovery
Musical portals for refining coordination and playing fluently and expressively.
“Piano Portals has given me a new sense of connection to the music I am playing, releasing me from my head
into my body, fingers and senses, so that all of my being is involved.”
Are you a radical teacher of teens to adults?
Offer your students this wonderful gift: an empowering approach to technique; a non-prescriptive, open-ended approach to deep-learning repertoire; an enjoyable route to performing confidently.
Rejuvenate your own playing
Hone your own technique still further. Revisit any remaining insecurities from fresh angles.
Piano Portals - Technique in the Flow Zone
- Piano Portals brings fresh, radical priorities to piano practice which are all but neglected by conventional pedagogy.
- It treats your deep, personal response to music as the cornerstone of technique. You hone coordination through deepening self-awareness always within a connected, musical context.
- It doubles as a mindful practice for mental presence, a fail-safe approach to deep-learning new repertoire and as beautiful concert repertoire in itself.
Sense and Self-Awareness
Piano Portals is born of honest, tireless observing and experimenting. It prioritises fundamentals of able players' techniques that history has overlooked.
Piano Portals is open-ended and non-prescriptive. Transform your playing in countless creative ways. Find fresh and surprising points of focus in your practice. Overcome challenges and meet your aims.
Piano Portals is a stimulating subsitute for Hanon, but also so much more. The patterns and pieces invoke layer upon layer of new-found freedom in fluent, expressive playing.