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What students and teachers gain at the keys

Piano lessons 'are not only about music but also about trust and confidence, chaos and order,' writes teacher Tricia Tunstall. Piano lessons "are not only about music but also about trust and confidence, chaos and order," writes teacher Tricia Tunstall. (Istock)
By Douglas Whynott
May 18, 2008

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Note by Note: A Celebration of the Piano Lesson By Tricia Tunstall Simon & Schuster, 214 pp., $24 During my student years and into my first years as a teacher, I was a piano tuner in Western Massachusetts, a job that got me onto various musical stages and into many homes, where I often tuned pianos used by kids taking ... (Full article: 892 words)

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