Aaron Petit Piano

Classical Pianist, Teacher, Lecturer, and Composer 


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2019-2020 Recap

Posted by aaronalfonsopetit@gmail.com on December 30, 2020 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (4197)

Hello all!

Due to the long hiatus that I have taken from this blog and all social media, I have decided to write a small life update to recap the last couple of years for me.

At the beginning of 2019, I was discouraged in my musical endeavors. I had repeatedly applied to several piano competitions and either not gotten accepted or not advanced past the first round. For much of the year, I decided to stop...

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Life update

Posted by aaronalfonsopetit@gmail.com on February 23, 2018 at 3:20 AM Comments comments (32)

Hey all! It's been forever. I wanted to share a little bit about the last year of my development.

Since my last entry, I competed in my first international competition for adults Ages 19-32. (The Virginia Waring) That was a great experience and pushed me to my absolutely limits practicing 6 hours a day for half a year to prepare 2 hours of repertoire. I made it to the semi final 9 people and felt great about my playing in both recitals. Since then, I took about 6 months off of performi...

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The Nature of Music

Posted by aaronalfonsopetit@gmail.com on April 25, 2016 at 6:20 AM Comments comments (99)

Hi all, I have been reading a lot lately. I recently came across the single most interesting prinicble I have ever thought about in music. Below, is that page-long excerpt from Igor Stravinsky's autobiography and my own thoughts on the matter. 

"For I consider that music is, by its very nature, essentially powerless to express anything at all, whether a feeling, an attitude of mind, a psychological mood, a phenomenon of natrue, etc.... Espression has never been an inherent property...

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Posted by aaronalfonsopetit@gmail.com on February 19, 2016 at 3:00 AM Comments comments (122)

Hello all,

welcome to my brand new blog! I have wanted to start one for over a year but I never felt I would have the time to post regularily. I still don't really have the necessary time, but I may as well get the ball rolling. I would like to use this blog to keep people updated on the specifics of my musical journey. For now, here is a short post about what I am currentely doing and planning on in the near future.

I auditioned for the Young Artist Gina Bachauer Comp...

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