50 Best Pinterest Accounts for Inspiring Piano Practice Ideas
Are you in a piano practice rut lately? Theres nothing worse than having to practice or teach the same piano songs and techniques over and over again. Its enough to drive someone mad!
Luckily, there are many resources available online that can help spark inspiration. Pinterest, for example, is a great resource for both students and piano teachers. There are hundreds of pages dedicated solely to piano playing.
Since we know you dont have time to sift through all of these p
10 Guitar Exercises and Tips for Building Muscle Memory
Did you know that by programming your muscle memory, you can make playing the guitar feel more natural, and even improve your technique? Guitar teacher Michael N. shares 10 guitar exercises and tips to help you build up your muscle memory...
1. Understand muscle memory
Every instrument player uses muscle memory. Every day activities like driving, riding a bicycle, and even typing this article, are easier because of muscle memory. Remember to continue slow, correct, and meaningful practic
All in Order: Tricks for Identifying Key Signatures
What are the "keys" to identifying different key signatures? Read on for some great tips from Tucson, AZ teacher Lourdes C...
In reading music, there are a few things that give musicians the biggest headaches. One major migraine-maker is determining keys from the key signature and then remembering the order of sharps and flats. This chart gives musicians a quick way to help with identifying key signatures.
Key Signatures at a Glance
Major sharps: the name of the key can be fou
6 Celebrities Who Play the Piano | Test Your Knowledge
Did you know there are an array of famous celebrities who know how to play a piano? Were not talking chopsticks here, folks. From actors to politicians and beyond, there is a long history of pianists that have gone on to spectacular careers.
Are you familiar with these high-flying celebrities who know how to play a piano?
1. Clint Eastwood
Before he made it big as an actor, Clint Eastwood was an accomplished pianist who intended to pursue a career in music. He later utilized his compo
How to Improvise on Piano and Keyboard | Exercises for Beginners
Forgo the sheet music and try your hand at improvising! Get started with this exercise from Tucker, GA teacher Linda L...
Improvising, in music, is making up your own music on the spot. It is truly playing with music, in the more common sense of the word play. Its fun, creative, and, well, playful.
When it comes to piano improvisation, I tend to think of jazz, blues, and rock. But one can definitely improvise in any musical style.
There is a lot you can learn when it