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“Is there anybody going to listen to my story…”

Mike Lawson • Playing Tips • October 7, 2016

Imagine a story as you perform, whether the music at hand is an etude, a concerto, or a set of scales. Have a constantly evolving picture, a storyline in your mind’s eye as you connect mind-to-body, body-to-instrument, instrument-to-music, and the music will transcend itself. If music is a language, then why shouldn’t the notes tell a story?

Kelly Hung

Hinsdale Central High School

Hinsdale, Illinois

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