When you play, never mind who listens to you.— Robert Schumann
Revealing Piano Lesson quotations
My son's taking drum lessons, and my daughter's taking piano lessons.
One day they're going to start a band.
I started taking piano lessons when I was about four years old.
My parents were both musicians. So I took piano lessons. I didn't like the lessons very much, but I was enchanted by music. Music always transported me somewhere. Singing made feel good and being able to play the piano made me feel good.
In one dancing saloon I saw the only rational method of art criticism I have ever come across. Over the piano was printed a notice: 'Please do not shoot the pianist. He is doing his best.'
My mother also had us take piano lessons, and this had a similar effect.
I hated those lessons, but I now play regularly for pleasure and have even tried my hand at composing.
However, I began composing as soon as I started taking piano lessons.
Psychoanalyses is like music lessons, for 5 years you do not notice any progress and suddenly you can play the piano.
I grew up painting and playing piano so when I was a little kid I thought I was going to be an artist or a painter but my mom had me taking piano lessons for about 10-12 years as a young kid.
Some people do piano lessons after school; I do movies.
I was taking piano lessons with a very good piano instructor in Toronto, and I'm afraid due to my schedule and discipline, it kind of fell apart. One thing lead to another and I was unable to practice as much as I wanted to.
Everybody in our family studied a musical instrument.
My father was really big on that. Somehow I only took a year or two of piano lessons and I convinced my father to let me take dancing lessons.
In my spare time, I’ve been playing a lot of piano.
I’m trying to learn classical piano, Mozart and Beethoven and stuff. I took lessons when I was younger and now I sort of sight read the music and play it by ear. It’s fun. It takes up a lot of time. I practice a couple of hours a day, but I find it soothing.
My goal was to play drums, but my father made me take piano lessons.
He told me I needed to learn to read music first, so I took lessons for six years. I thank God that he made me take those lessons, because it taught me a tremendous amount.
I started formal piano training when I was 4.
From there I had little violas, and I had dancing lessons of every sort and description, and painting lessons. I had German. And shorthand.
I grew up taking piano lessons and liking Wagner when I was in second grade.
I loved Queen, Journey, Fleetwood Mac, and people like Barbara Streisand.
The thing with me is that classical music was also an inspiration. I took piano lessons at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels for 10 years.
The most influential time in my life musically was definitely those piano lessons.
Please do not shoot the pianist. He is doing his best.
The Piano Lesson' is very sophisticated, easily the most adult or complex material I've attempted. It's the first film I've written that has a proper story, and it was a big struggle for me to write. It meant I had to admit the power of narrative.
I was coerced into taking piano lessons in the early '50s. It was a quite unpleasant experience.
I've always been involved in music. Whether it be taking piano lessons or something, I always have.
My parents got my sister and I to go to church and have piano lessons.
We were keen and they could see that.
I went through eight years of classical piano lessons without being able to read notes. I only have to hear a melody to be able to play it. It used to freak my piano teacher out when he finally noticed that notes don't make any sense to me and that I played by ear.
My mother played the piano and my father the violin, I can remember my dad teaching me how to waltz; I had my feet on his, my mother playing the piano, and my husband will tell you the lessons weren't very successful.
I became really creative around the time I started understanding that people could be creative with music and that that was allowed. I stated taking piano lessons at age five, but I never did what my piano teacher told me to do. I would just do whatever I wanted.
My mother always wanted to be in show business, but her parents discouraged her.
So when I started performing for the mirror she enrolled me in dancing, singing and piano lessons.
I took lessons for about everything you could imagine - gymnastics to karate to flute and piano. My mom always definitely kept me in some kind of class or program, but for guitar, I kinda gave up on then kinda just taught myself. Same thing with piano. I've never been good with following lessons.
My mother wanted me to take piano lessons, but I never wanted to, because that is something you have to learn, like you have to learn to type, and to me, that has nothing to do with music.
When I was a kid, my parents gave me piano lessons and guitar lessons for a while, but I was never very good at it. I have big, sort of awkward hands. It's hard to keep going when you don't get any better.
I took piano for many years. I kicked and screamed through all of my lessons, but my mom really insisted.
I started studying music at the age of five and a half.
My older sister was taking piano lessons. When her teacher left our apartment, I would get up on the piano bench and start picking out the notes that were part of my sister's lessons.
I'm going to have classical piano lessons next.
Kylie and I were both taking piano lessons at the time and didn't think of acting. A friend rang mum up and said, 'How about bringing Kylie and Danielle in because they might be right for the part?'
Yes, I was forced to take piano lessons for 8 years as a child.
I got started when I was 3 years old because my father was a music teacher and my lessons were free. Instead of learning to walk, you learn to play the piano.