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Time For Your Hobby

May 2019

Ep.36 The Music Lock With 88 Keys (Juliana - Playing Piano)

May 12, 2019

(Juliana - Piano)
On this episode I had the honor to have Juliana as my guest. She shared with me her interest in playing piano as her hobby.

As I mentioned in the episode, I am currently using an Akai MPK61 keyboard to produce my music.

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Thank you,

Time Stamp:
00:27 - Intro
00:49 - Juliana tells us a little about herself.
01:09 - How did you get introduced to pianos?
01:38 - When did you get your first piano?
01:52 - Do you remember the first type of piano you had?
02:48 - Do you prefer reading sheets or playing by ear?
03:26 - Have you ever created some original songs?
04:02 - Would you consider yourself a pianist or more a casual player?
05:02 - What are your top 3 favorite styles of music to play?
05:55 - Do you prefer playing alone or with other musicians?
07:14 - Do you like playing piano anywhere?
08:16 - What is your go to song to play?
08:40 - Has you style of music change throughout the years?
09:11 - Are there any pianist you look up to?
09:36 - Do you visualize a story in your head while you play?
11:26 - How long did it take you to not look at your fingers while you play?
11:58 - What is the best part about playing piano
12:38 - What type of piano do you prefer to play on?
13:48 - How long does it usually take you to master a song?
15:44 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started?
16:54 - Has you challenge changed over the years?
17:16 - Do you have any pet peeves?
18:14 - How often do you play piano nowadays?
19:03 - Did you ever learn anything from the students you teach?
20:32 - What are some misconceptions about people who play piano?
21:27 - How many songs do you remember by heart?
22:18 - Do you remember how to play the first song you mastered?
23:22 - Are you able to correct yourself easily if you mess up during a song?
23:52 - Would you consider yourself a perfectionist?
24:38 - How did playing piano have an impact on your life?
25:32 - Do you isolate every instrument you hear in a song?
26:10 - Do you play piano to release stress?
26:47 - Did playing piano ever stressed you out?
27:45 - Do you ever blank out when you perform on stage?
29:20 - Have you ever joined a competition?
29:35 - Do you want to present your hobby to the world or use it as an escape from reality?
30:29 - Do you have any word of advice for people who might be interested?
31:38 - Do you have any social media links or websites you would like to share?
32:59 - Do you have any questions for me about playing piano?
35:59 - Outro