Julie's Journey: Lesson 9
Sure, you can learn about the basics of playing an instrument by going online, but it's still very important to get individual attention from a private instructor. Our piano student Julie shares how her time with her teacher Jordan M. has helped her make more progress than she ever thought possible...
Ive made a ton of progress in just 9 weeks of taking piano lessons with Jordan. When I first started, the goal that I set for myself seemed nearly impossible. However, now, in just over 2 month
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
Moving to Italy? Expats Reveal Their Secrets to Surviving and Flourishing in Italy
Did you know that theres an estimated 50,000 Americans whove temporarily or permanently relocated to Italy?
Whether its for work, warmer temperatures, or simply a new start, Americans are buying one-way tickets to Italy.
And we dont blame them!
The countrys food, weather, people, and culture make it a very desirable place to live. Dont be fooled, however, by the laissez faire lifestyle.
Moving to Italyor any foreign country for that matteris no walk in the park. Moving to
5 Off-Bench Piano Exercises That Will Transform Your Playing
You don't have to be sitting at the piano to sharpen your skills. Below, piano teacher Ryan C. shares five off-bench piano exercises that will help transform your piano playing for the better...
Playing the piano is a very physical activity, and like any physical activity, stretching plays an important role in keeping your muscles flexible and at their prime.
Not only this, but as any practiced pianist knows, the intense mental focus required for a good practice tends to make your body
Japanese Vocabulary: 18 Words to Describe Your Family
Learning how to describe your family in Japanese is an essential part of expanding your vocabulary and improving your conversational skills.
When it comes to family, the Japanese language is more precise than English because it accounts for relative age. There are also alternate terms to address a member of another person's family, versus your own.
Are you ready to continue learning how to speak Japanese with these necessary vocabulary words for family? If so, you've come to the right plac