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Erin Philleo

About Erin Philleo

Erin began her music studies at the age of 5 with piano lessons. She often sang with her family at home, and joined choirs in school. With encouragement from her parents to continue piano, she took lessons until she was 15, after which she studied on her own. After high school, she enrolled at Miami University of Ohio, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Music studying voice. She continued on at University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point to obtain her Master’s in Music Education – Piano Pedagogy, where she also studied composition under Dr. Charles Young. Erin has maintained a private piano and voice studio since 1998, while she also continues to expand her musical knowledge through performing, conferences, master classes, and private instruction.

How To Play Piano Expressively – Part 4

Part 4 of How To Play Piano Expressively This video covers the final 5 ways you can make your playing more expressive! Learn something surprising about how the human brain and the correct tempo interact, as well as some cool effects to your sound to add interest.

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How To Play Piano Expressively – Part 3

Part 3 of How To Play Piano Expressively This video covers the first 6 specific things you can do to your playing to make it more expressive! I go into detail as to how you can play this, and at the end I give a couple of samples how these techniques sound when you

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How To Play Piano Expressively – Part 2

Part 2 of How To Play Piano Expressively Have you ever felt emotion while playing piano, only to realize that it didn't really affect the sound at all? Have you ever received lukewarm responses from people about your playing, even though you were really trying to be expressive? This was the predicament I was

By |2019-11-01T11:55:50-05:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Free-Content, Lesson, Piano, Practice, Technique|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How To Play Piano Expressively – Part 1

How To Play Piano Expressively Have you ever felt emotion while playing piano, only to realize that it didn't really affect the sound at all? Have you ever received lukewarm responses from people about your playing, even though you were really trying to be expressive? This was the predicament I was in during my

By |2019-11-01T11:54:12-05:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Free-Content, Lesson, Piano, Practice, Technique|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Top 10 Myths of Learning Piano – Myth #10

Myth #10: You can cram to make up for missed practice time

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Top 10 Myths of Learning Piano – Myth #9

Myth #9: "No pain, no gain" (physical pain)

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Top 10 Myths of Learning Piano – Myth #8

Myth #8: Practicing on a digital piano will harm your technique

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Top 10 Myths of Learning Piano – Myth #7

Myth #7: It's best to learn lots of theory before starting piano

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Top 10 Myths of Learning Piano – Myth #6

Myth #6: Sight reading is important for beginners

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Top 10 Myths of Learning Piano – Myth #5

Myth #5: Synthesia is faster than reading notes

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