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  • Mary Moquin

    Member
    10 March, 2021 at 11:38 pm

    Hi Pam, I totally agree that getting myself to slow down and learn good technique was really difficult. Although I had a similar problem in piano because I had a quick ear and hated to bother getting proper fingering. It took me a while to get used to my right hand playing the high notes and I have caught myself trying to use a pinky now and then. But given there is so much technique to the harp I’m glad I’m not learning note reading and music theory on top of it. My hands also feel instantly comfortable with chord spacing from piano. I definitely think there are a lot of pros to being a pianist first. It