Need for Speed: 5 Piano Finger Exercises to Increase Speed
Do you have a need for speed? Below, piano teacher Ryan C. shares some piano finger exercises that will help you increase speed when playing the piano...
What makes a great pianist fun to watch? Is it his or her sense of musicality and his or her ability to play gorgeous music with apparent ease? I think both.
However, there is another skill that really makes a pianist great
Have you ever watched an amazing pianist play ridiculously fast and wondered to yourself: How in the
Learn 8 Easy Piano Songs With These YouTube Tutorials
No matter what kind of music you're interested in -- be it rock, pop, jazz, heavy metal, or anything else -- there are certain famous songs and melodies out there that you will instantly recognize. Even if you can't immediately name the composer, those first few notes will catch your ear.
You may have heard it at a wedding, in a plot-twisting movie scene, in a commercial on TV, or you may even hear hints of it hidden within contemporary songs (including Dave Matthews and Weezer songs!). A
How to Find the Right Voice Teacher for the Long Run
Want to learn how to sing? Selecting a great voice teacher to take lessons with is your first step! Read on as Chicago and online teacher Ian H. shares his advice for finding the perfect teacher for you...
Finding a teacher whose philosophy fits your learning style is a huge challenge for both student and teacher. It can translate to a great deal of success or stagnancy for young artists developing their voices. Your pace of learning, entering ability, and choice of musical repertoire should
Five Movies That Will Change the Way You Look at the Piano
Settling in for movie night? Here, St. Augustine, FL teacher Heather L. shares her recommendations for five piano films every musician should watch...
Movies have an amazing way of changing how we look at the world. Every once in a while, some studio will release one that has a tremendous impact on so many of us. After the Cold War fighter jet film "Top Gun" came out in the 1980s, for example, the United States Navy saw a huge increase in recruitments to their aviation program. When
Learn the Piano in 9 Easy Steps
Have you decided to take piano lessons, but you dont know where to start? In todays guest post, youll learn some basic principles and tips on how to get your piano experience started in the right way:
The time has come when you start to follow your piano dream. Even if you want only to play to entertain yourself or your friends, you should know some of the basic facts that will help you learn it the good way. There are many 'by ear' piano artists that don't even know how to properly read a p