James Litzelman, NCTM, teaches piano and piano pedagogy at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He is an independent piano teacher in Arlington, Virginia, and currently chairs the AMT Editorial Committee.

Recovering from Focal Dystonia

2018 marked my twenty-fifth year of living with focal dystonia in my right hand. During this time not only have I learned much about this condition, I've also learned a  great deal about human anatomy, musician's wellness, the brain, and perhaps most importantly, how to practice more effectively. Much of this is applicable to all pianists—not ...
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