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Tips to learn piano pieces effectively

2021-12-02T19:40:22+00:00

Learning new piano pieces can be difficult at times, especially if they are completely different from the ones you already play and study. For example, you could choose to learn a work by a different composer or from a different style or period. Learning new piano pieces does not have to be difficult or frustrating. You will be able to master new piano compositions in no time if you have the appropriate mindset and approach to learning new piano pieces. One of the most enjoyable aspects of learning to play the piano is being able to learn and play your favourite [...]

Tips to learn piano pieces effectively2021-12-02T19:40:22+00:00

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

How to practise the piano as an adult beginner

2021-07-20T14:27:35+01:00

Learning how to play the piano is one of the most fulfilling skills that any human being can acquire. That is why a lot of adults still want to learn it despite their age. Some have learned it during their younger years, and some have no background knowledge at all. Learning the piano does not have to happen at a certain age. It can be learned at whatever stage you may be in life. People often find learning the piano challenging because they don’t see their results fast. They then have the tendency to give up quickly. Piano playing takes time [...]

How to practise the piano as an adult beginner2021-07-20T14:27:35+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

How to improve hand coordination

2021-07-01T06:31:18+01:00

Hand coordination is the skill to play the piano with fluency especially when playing with both hands. It is also the ability to execute passages proficiently even when your hands play passages that are entirely different from each other. Having excellent hand coordination in playing the piano will not only enable you to play the piano keys proficiently but it will also contribute in learning more advanced pieces efficiently. Sometimes, we will encounter pieces that are challenging to execute because our hand coordination is not enough or well trained. It can sometimes feel frustrating and demotivating, but do not fret because [...]

How to improve hand coordination2021-07-01T06:31:18+01:00

The best piano exercises for beginners

2021-06-15T06:33:45+01:00

Being a piano beginner, playing on the piano keys can get frustrating when your fingers are not functioning as how you expect them to function. And there are times when you try to play a certain passage and you find it extremely challenging to execute it, it can get annoying and you might tend to end up asking yourself “is piano playing really possible for me?”. Lack of finger dexterity is one of the obstructions for piano learners because they feel that it is the end for them, as it limits their capabilities to play the instrument and hinders them to [...]

The best piano exercises for beginners2021-06-15T06:33:45+01:00

How to improve sound production

2021-06-10T09:22:48+01:00

Improving your sound production can contribute a lot when it comes to musicality and artistry because being fluent in sound production enables you to deliver the emotions of your music to your listeners. Not all musicians have the ability to produce sound that it can give so much emotions and can also touch people’s feelings. Sound production has a lot of factors when it comes to creating it. It requires a good set of skills and huge amount of understanding how sounds are produced. Making sounds for music varies from each musical instrument. All kinds of instrument are unique and are [...]

How to improve sound production2021-06-10T09:22:48+01:00

How to improve my sight-reading skill?

2021-05-25T07:51:29+01:00

Sight-reading is the ability to read music upon seeing a piece for the first time. It is useful when you have a new piece to study as you will be able to learn it efficiently. Sight reading enables you to play pieces even though you are not familiar with them and being able to sight read proficiently is like unlocking yourself to a library of countless pieces of music. Sight-reading is one of the skills that every musician will find extremely useful when mastered, it is essential to piano players especially when it comes to accompanying other musicians. Learning how to [...]

How to improve my sight-reading skill?2021-05-25T07:51:29+01:00

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

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