Advanced Piano Coaching Online

A few words about me

Aleksander Woronicki

Piano studies (Master of Art):
Cracow Academy of Music (Prof. Bolesław Woytowicz)
Wrocław Academy of Music (Prof. Jerzy Godziszewski)

Prizes at international competitions:
F. P. Neglia (Enna, 1st prize), M. Magin (Paris, 2nd prize), Épinal, Terni, Porto

Opinions about the site

UNITED KINGDOM 2024: Student since 2018, over 180 lessons by video / email

My pianist friends group had our annual get together with three teachers. They wanted to know who my teacher was and how had he been able to improve all aspects of my playing to such a great extent - particularly the tone! As I was more confident on the technical aspects I could concentrate on the music and much of the stage fright disappeared. So thank you again for your help on that. It is very much appreciated.

USA 2023: New student, after 4 lessons by video / email

I ended my local lessons. My interaction with your instruction has been far more productive and beneficial.

Other recent opinions can be found in the numerous comments on my YouTube videos:

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Below are some of the oldest, dating back to 2012 when I published the first version of this website.

A few words to begin - why this particular site?

A few words to begin…

Not so long ago ago, I would not have believed that I would be giving piano lessons via the Internet with such good results (cf. opinions from my students ). It would seem that, after fulfilling certain important conditions, this method is excellent, offering the students an exceptional efficiency in their work. What is more, online coaching motivates them to develop a strict discipline in organizing their practice sessions.

What is my method?

My Piano coaching by audio / video analysis includes everything that a pianist needs to succeed:

  • piano technique (theory and practice),
  • interpretation,
  • organization of work and rest,
  • memorisation techniques,
  • how to cope with stage fright,
  • preparation of concerts / competitions / exams.

For an experienced pianist, pianistic movements are as natural as breathing. On the other hand, students use many unnecessary movements, often neglecting or unaware of the essential ones.

Example: how do my lessons by video take place?

chopin opus 47 bars 1 5

Phone: open this video in a new window.

I usually have live lessons with Mark. But when he played me Chopin’s 3rd Ballade, I decided that the optimal solution to correct all the details was a video/mail lesson. Here are the instructions I sent him by mail after watching the video received. This text covers the first 54 bars of the piece only. The listening and analysis of the video and the response by mail (24 points) took me 1h12.
I can’t imagine how long a live lesson with all these details would take. Not to mention the student’s endurance, his/her resistance to fatigue and how much his/her memory could retain!

Pros and cons of lessons online

Comparison chart of “live” and video piano lessons

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