Three Years of Piano

This is my third year writing about my son’s main interest—classical piano. In fact, I think we can stop calling it a project now. This is his chosen vocation, which, yes, I believe a child his age can have because I’ve seen it over and over again in my husband, myself, and in the biographies of people I admire.

My son may have many vocations over what I hope will be a long life, but being a musician is definitely one of them.

There’s not much more I can add to what I have already written except to say that he’s still working hard and making good progress. My husband and I continue to provide him with the time and tools he needs, and we all enjoy attending classical concerts at the nearby university. He has been entering local and state-wide competitions and doing well in them. (Very well for a kid who has only three years of piano lessons under his belt.)

We decided to take the plunge and create a YouTube channel for him. He is excited about it and hopes he’ll get a lot of subscribers. You can follow his progress over the coming years, if you care to. I feel some trepidation about putting him out there into the world, but I also know that sometimes you have to take risks in life. I hope you will check it out and subscribe, but below I’ve embedded the first two videos on the channel too.

6 thoughts on “Three Years of Piano

    1. Thank you so much! Right now he practices about 2~2.5 hours per day, but not all at once. I don’t know much about the learning methods in piano, so I couldn’t tell you if his teacher has him learning by a particular method.

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