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What do you need to know when taking piano lessons

2021-07-20T14:28:23+01:00

Are you a piano enthusiast planning to take piano lessons in the future? Are you wondering what you need to know before committing yourself to weekly piano lessons? Learning how to play the piano is not just a temporary hobby that you learn during your summer vacation or just something you take in order to learn how to play your favorite song. Being a piano player can be considered a lifestyle. It can be your regular pastime during weekends, or can be an occasional performance for an event if you plan to become a piano performer. If you are wondering what [...]

What do you need to know when taking piano lessons2021-07-20T14:28:23+01:00

I hate playing scales. Is there a way around it?

2021-07-16T20:29:36+01:00

A scale in music is a set of notes ordered according to pitch or frequency. It is a basis of the notes to be used in how a music or piece is composed. It is like a foundation or the structure of the harmonies that accompanies the melodies. There are many kinds of scales in music, depending on the structure of the distances of the notes. Aside from being knowledgeable about scales, it is also vital to include them in daily practise and learning to play them skillfully. Why is playing scales important? Playing scales is one of the significant pieces [...]

I hate playing scales. Is there a way around it?2021-07-16T20:29:36+01:00

Best exercises to improve legato playing

2021-07-01T06:25:14+01:00

Legato (meaning “tied up” or “tied together” in Italian) is a character of playing notes in a way that the notes will sound smoothly connected with each other. When a legato occurs, a note or several notes will have to retain its sound until a new note is produced so that there is no silence in between the notes. It is what makes melody sound seamless. A succession of notes should be played in legato when it is labeled with a slur, a curved line on top or below the notes, like an arc. Learning how to play legato is a [...]

Best exercises to improve legato playing2021-07-01T06:25:14+01:00

Do I really need to practice scales?

2021-05-30T14:46:51+01:00

What is scale in music? Why is it important and why do we need to be knowledgeable with it as musicians? Sometimes, there is a tendency for music learners to forget the importance of practicing scales and take them for granted. If you are wondering why practicing the musical scales is essential as a piano learner, you are in the right place because in this article, we will be discussing why learning the musical scales and including them in your daily practice is vital. A musical scale is like the formula of a foundation in creating melodies and harmonies for a [...]

Do I really need to practice scales?2021-05-30T14:46:51+01:00

Why practise technical exercises?

2021-04-28T15:00:28+01:00

Have you ever wondered why technical exercises like scales and arpeggios are necessary when it comes to piano playing? You might be wondering why you need to warm up with such exercises before starting to play or perform your pieces. Practicing technical exercises not only prepares you for your practice of the day, but actually prepares you to perform better for all your piano playing. If you are looking for reasons why technical exercises should be included in your daily practice, this article is for you as we will be sharing facts as to the importance of technical exercises. Warm Up [...]

Why practise technical exercises?2021-04-28T15:00:28+01:00

Can I learn piano on my own?

2021-04-12T09:29:33+01:00

Are you a piano enthusiast who wants to learn how to play the piano? Are you looking for ways to learn it and wondering if you can learn the instrument on your own? Maybe you have seen advertisements online that promote piano learning on your own through videos or mobile apps. The piano is a very beautiful instrument and being able to play it can give huge amounts of pleasure but learning the piano on your own is not advisable as it will only give unsatisfying results which can cause frustrations. As the internet is conveniently accessible at any time of [...]

Can I learn piano on my own?2021-04-12T09:29:33+01:00

Can adults learn how to play the piano?

2021-04-12T09:28:07+01:00

Just like a young learner, learning how to play the piano as an adult is not impossible. It may be a bit tricky, because being an adult means having a lot of other activities and priorities, but as long as you put yourself into it by investing your time and effort in learning the piano, your progress and improvement will surely be just around the corner. Reading this article will give you an idea how to go about learning the piano and guide you to a productive musical journey as an adult. Have the Right Mindset Some adults may find taking [...]

Can adults learn how to play the piano?2021-04-12T09:28:07+01:00

Getting back to piano playing as an adult

2021-04-12T09:26:10+01:00

Are you one of those piano enthusiasts who got disconnected from their passion because of transitioning to a new and different path for their lives? Old routines of spending time for a hobby like training for a sport or playing an instrument got hindered because of a hectic and busy schedule? Maybe you are thinking there is no way to play the piano again anymore at your age. Do not fret, getting back to playing the instrument as an adult is not impossible at all! You just need to find your passion and know the ways to ignite it up again. [...]

Getting back to piano playing as an adult2021-04-12T09:26:10+01:00

Learning classical piano as an adult

2021-03-19T16:37:31+00:00

Are you one of those adults who love to listen to classical music? Are you thinking or wanting to learn and eventually play a classical piece on a piano? Some think that performing a classical piece as an adult is impossible unless you were born as a piano prodigy who started learning the instrument even before learning how to speak. This is actually not true. There are countless numbers of classical pieces in the music world and there are pieces that are plausible to learn and play at every level. Learning the piano as an adult is not as difficult as [...]

Learning classical piano as an adult2021-03-19T16:37:31+00:00

5 Reasons why you need piano lessons as an adult

2021-03-15T12:24:07+00:00

Are you an adult piano enthusiast planning to take piano lessons? Wondering what else you can get besides learning how to play the instrument? Or are you looking for more reasons to convince yourself to take piano lessons? Besides obtaining a skill, playing the piano has so many benefits that helps improve our entirety as a human being. Reading this article will give you not just information about learning the piano, but also reasons why you should take piano lessons and the benefits that you will get while you are taking it. Body Awareness When you play the piano, you do [...]

5 Reasons why you need piano lessons as an adult2021-03-15T12:24:07+00:00
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