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Classical Classroom, Episode 201: Practicing Rachmaninoff in Public with Tiffany Poon

How one young pianist is using YouTube to inspire a new generation of classical musicians.

Classical Classroom, Episode 201: Practicing Rachmaninoff in Public with Tiffany Poon

Tiffany Poon. Photo by Brian Hatton.

Show Notes

There’s a good chance that you’ve heard of Yale School of Music grad student and rising classical pianist, Tiffany Poon. Her YouTube vlogs have over 11 million views. In them, she talks casually with fans as she travels to gigs and invites them into the practice room. Her openness about her musical life and process has tapped into something for which fans are hungry. In this episode, Tiffany talks about Rachmaninoff 3 and about the community she created by prepping publicly for a performance of the piece.

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