Okay, it’s practice time and you are trying to decide what to work on today. You sit down at the piano but feel less than thrilled about running through the same piece you’ve been working on for weeks. So, what can you do to help improve the piece without actually playing the instrument? Graham Fitch […]
Pianist Paul Barton has been using his talent to comfort blind, sick, and elderly elephants at the Elephants World sanctuary in Thailand.
When practicing the piano, or any instrument for that matter, repetition is a common method used to further learn a piece of music. However, there are some ways in which this can hinder progress on a piece. Whenever you are using repetition to practice, you want to be sure you are using it in the most beneficial and productive way possible.
In this video, Josh Wright of joshwrightpiano.com gives his suggestions on how to overcome tendinitis and develop a relaxed playing technique.
Sometimes learning a piece in a foreign key can be intimidating. Even those keys that we are familiar with but barely play in have an intimidation factor. Fortunately, there are practice habits that you can develop to feel comfortable playing in all keys.
It’s important to keep a piano in good shape and make sure that with the right care it will be around for many years to come. Here are just a few ways to ensure that the piano has a long and healthy lifespan!
Here is some classical repertoire that is fun and appealing to teens, while still providing good learning opportunities for technique building.