Last night at our weekly "Family Night," one of our college students wanted to play our piano. Of course I had to show off my own musical skills and give her a few personal tips for better musicianship, such as...
To sound like a professional you must first look like one. This includes perfect posture.
Play from the heart. Your music should sound like it's pouring out of your soul. (and oh, how mine did...) :)
And ta-da! The higher you lift your hands at the end of a song, the more convincing it is. Trust me, Anna.