Volume 1 / Chapter 14
Piano lessons were what Yoon Kwang Hun had hesitated most on. In popular music, it was possible to succeed as a self-taught guitarist, but pianists in the classical world received systematic lessons under tremendous maestros.
Honestly, he had not wanted to leave Jun Hyuk with some random professor from a Korean university, but he also did not have the means to get Jun Hyuk lessons from a highly reputable pianist.
However, Jun Hyuk himself made these worries go away.
He couldn’t stop the tears when Jun Hyuk played Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto. He had delivered a real pianist’s performance with a personal and emotional interpretation of the music rather than that of someone who plays robotically from the score.
It was evident that he was short on practice with frequently missed notes, and he did not show the techniques that would have been developed with formal lessons.
‘Should I just hire a piano teacher?’
Yoon Kwang Hun did not have the connections in Korea to find a decent college professor, so he started searching for a pianist who had studied abroad and was making a living on tutoring.