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How to improve your piano playing in 5 ways

2021-09-29T11:26:40+01:00

As a piano student, there are times when it feels almost impossible to learn pieces that you want to perform or play because they are too difficult for you or because they are too far beyond your skill level. Learning pieces that are beyond your capabilities can be extremely frustrating at times if you do not approach them with the proper mindset and skill level. Every piece has a different level of difficulty depending on how it is composed; there is a right time and right level to learn them, as it is difficult to learn an intermediate level piece when [...]

How to improve your piano playing in 5 ways2021-09-29T11:26:40+01:00

What do you need to start learning the piano

2021-09-02T19:11:40+01:00

Are you one of those piano enthusiasts wanting to learn how to play the piano? You might wonder what it takes to learn the piano and what you need to prepare yourself beforehand. Learning the piano is not as complicated as what people think. It does not require you to start very young like those prodigies who started to learn the instrument before they even started to learn how to speak. There is some information that you might want to be aware of before learning the instrument. These will aid you to maximize your learning and make it more fulfilling.Everyone can [...]

What do you need to start learning the piano2021-09-02T19:11:40+01:00

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
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