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How to improve my technical piano skills

2021-05-14T09:03:48+01:00

What does it take to be an excellent pianist? What are the factors that contribute to becoming a proficient instrumentalist? Are you one of those enthusiasts hoping to become a concert pianist or maybe just wanting to perform inside the walls of your living room with your family as your audience? Probably you are wondering and looking for ways to make your piano playing better. Piano technique is one of the vital factors in becoming a proficient pianist and in this article, we will be discussing how to improve technical piano skills. Regular Practice Learning a skill does not happen overnight. [...]

How to improve my technical piano skills2021-05-14T09:03:48+01:00

How to practice arpeggios efficiently

2021-05-14T09:03:06+01:00

Arpeggio is a group of notes such as chords broken into a succession played in an ascending or descending order. It is also known as the “broken chord”. Arpeggios are commonly found in almost all piano pieces as chords are what give harmonies to songs and pieces. Being a pianist, learning how to play arpeggios proficiently is a huge advantage especially when you are aiming to learn and master a lot of piano pieces. If you are looking for ways to learn how to execute arpeggios excellently, you have come to the right place. In this article, you will discover how [...]

How to practice arpeggios efficiently2021-05-14T09:03:06+01:00

Do I really need to practice scales?

2021-05-05T18:17:52+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?2021-05-05T18:17:52+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

Top 10 practice tips

2021-03-01T13:30:43+00:00

1) Keep working on the Basics "The minute you get away from fundamentals – whether its proper technique, work ethic, or mental preparation – the bottom can fall out of your game, your schoolwork, your job, whatever you're doing." Michael Jordan The basics indeed are what seem dull, and in every walk of life, you want to get the best, exciting part but being the best at the fundamentals is the drive and foundation of all the other successes. Chords, warm-up, slow drill, slow playing all these elements will improve your game. Remember, be careful not to fall into the famous [...]

Top 10 practice tips2021-03-01T13:30:43+00:00

Only practise on the days that you eat!

2019-08-17T01:53:51+01:00

Practice on the days you eat! If you really want to learn how to play the piano well, you will need to practice consistently on a daily basis. Even if are only able to commit to 15 minutes per day, it is the daily practice and time with the instrument that will enable you to reach your musical goals and play the piano well. It is therefore imperative to have a daily practice schedule that you can stick if you want to make serious progress. The right environment to practise is also of the utmost importance. You need to practice where [...]

Only practise on the days that you eat!2019-08-17T01:53:51+01:00
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