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    Do you long

    to feel

    • more connected
    • less tense
    • fluent and expressive

    as you play the piano?

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    Do you long

    to feel

    • more connected
    • less tense
    • fluent and expressive

    as you play the piano?

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    Do you long

    to feel

    • more connected
    • less tense
    • fluent and expressive

    as you play the piano?

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    Do you long

    to feel

    • more connected
    • less tense
    • fluent and expressive

    as you play the piano?

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    Do you long

    to feel

    • more connected
    • less tense
    • fluent and expressive

    as you play the piano?

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    Do you long

    to feel

    • more connected
    • less tense
    • fluent and expressive

    as you play the piano?

Do you long

to feel

• more connected
• less tense
• fluent and expressive

as you play the piano?

Holistic substitute for exercises

A comprehensive daily practice for pianists. Cultivate fluent, expressive playing through deepening self-awareness and fresh, radical priorities in practice.

Forget frustration - find facility

For post-beginner pianists with a holistic outlook: could conventional wisdom actually be holding you back? A radical approach that works with your body and with musical flow.

Mindfulness in the Flow Zone

For open-minded advanced players: refine your technique still further by becoming mindful within a connected state. Eliminate excess tension. Avoid technique-related injury.

“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.”

Anne, Pianist

Are you a radical teacher of teens to adults?

Offer your students an empowering approach to technique, a creative approach to deep-learning repertoire and an enjoyable route to confident performing.

Rejuvenate your own playing

Hone your own technique still further. Astound yourself with radical fresh perspectives.

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Piano Portals - Mindfulness 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 creative approach to deep-learning new music and as beautiful concert repertoire in itself.

Sense and Self-Awareness

Piano Portals is born of honest observation and experimentation. It uncovers fundamentals of able players' techniques that history has overlooked, inspiring transformative fresh priorities in practice.

Piano Portals is open-ended and non-prescriptive. Revolutionise your playing in countless creative ways. Find fresh, 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 cultivate self-awareness. You become the expert on your own technique.

Piano Portals originated in a real-life story of frustration to facility. Read the back story of how Stephen journeyed from artistic disembodiment to confident performance in his 30s...