7 Common Reasons You're Not Improving at the Piano
Feeling stuck? Read on as Memphis, TN teacher Kevin F. shares how to diagnose your struggles and find the right fix...
You've had it. You've been playing the piano and working on a particular piece for six months and have gotten nowhere. Theres a good chance youre suffering from one of the following reasons for not improving, so lets take a look at common problems and their common fixes.
1. Youre not practicing enough. There is a great propensity among musicians, beginne
Singers, Here's How to Make Cover Songs REALLY Stand Out
Singing popular cover songs can be a blast -- it's a great way to rev up your crowd, and gives you the opportunity to show off your skills and make the song your own! Here, online voice teacher Emmanuel M. shares his tips to keep in mind...
For those of us who love to sing, there are some songs that we just fall in love with and cant stop singing. Sometimes, this passion inspires us to record popular cover songs and upload them online for others to adore. However, sometimes there
How to Measure the Success of Your Childs Piano Lessons
Piano lessons for kids are an investment -- so how do you know your investment is worthwhile? Here are some tips for checking in and making sure your child is learning piano at the right pace, courtesy of Brooklyn, NY teacher Liz T...
If your child has recently started taking private lessons, there are certain benchmarks you can follow to assess musical progress as he or she is learning piano. Many parents are unaware of how to track and measure their child's musical abilities.
Exercises for Practicing Guitar Chords
There are several ways to master the technique of changing chords, so lets look at a couple of exercises using basic guitar chords. The basic guitar chords are C, D, Dm, E, Em, F, G, A, and Am. Some instructors add C7, D7, E7, G7, A7 and B7. The F chord is always the most difficult for the beginning guitar player because you hold two strings down with one finger.
Ideally, you want your basic guitar chords to sound clean and crisp no muffled strings. Keep practicing the individual chords un
Can I Afford to Buy a Piano? | Tips for Financing & Purchasing
Thinking about buying a piano or keyboard, but worried about the costs involved? Here, Saint Augustine, FL teacher Heather L. shares her tips for keeping the price - and your stress level - down...
As a piano instructor, I meet many potential students and parents who are very interested in lessons for their family, but won't sign up because they don't have a piano or keyboard, or are concerned about piano prices. Don't let this keep you from investing in music education! There a