3 Other Musicianship Skills You Need to be a Great Pianist
One of the best tips for learning piano is making sure you have a well-rounded skill set! Read on as online piano teacher Crystal B. shares her thoughts...
The piano is definitely a unique instrument and playing piano requires a specific skill set. However, there are some basic musicianship skills that every piano player needs.
When people think of musicians that need great timing, they typically think of the drummer. But its equally important for a piano player to have gr
Piano Basics: 20 Ways to Instantly Improve
From piano basics to the more advanced techniques -- what are the best ways to instantly improve your playing? Take a look at these 20 helpful tips from Augustine, FL teacher Heather L...
Maybe you're a brand new piano beginner, ready to start your journey. Maybe you're a seasoned pianist who's found himself in a state of stagnated growth. Either way, you could use a boost for your skills. Here's a list of 20 ways to instantly improve:
1. Stretch before you play.
So much pain,
8 Singing Tips for Reaching Your Lower Register
Struggling to reach your lower register when you practice your vocal exercises or sing your favorite songs? Check out these helpful singing tips from Augustine, FL voice teacher Heather L...
You know, it seems that we singers talk all the time about how tough our higher register is (and it can be). But as a voice teacher and a singer myself, I have to admit that the lower register gives many of us just as much reason for frustration. Often, in performance or in recordings, eve
When is the Right Time to Start Piano Lessons?
Ask any musician when to start piano lessons, and you're likely to hear something along the lines of "right now!" Learning to play the piano improves dexterity, relieves stress, and improves your brain's power and elasticity throughout your life. Whether you start at 4, 14, or 64, there's plenty to learn and love about playing piano, but some benefits are of greater interest to different age groups.
If you're a mom hoping that your child will be the next Mozart, a teen looking to broaden
5 Jazz Piano Exercises for Beginners
Do you want to sharpen your jazz piano skills? Below, piano teacher Jason B. shares five jazz piano exercises you can do to bring out your inner jazz pianist...
Jazz is one of the few piano styles that allows total creative freedom. Expert jazz pianists reshape not only the rhythms and melody of a song, but they are also given a solo section that allows them to create new melodies on the spot.
While this creative freedom is liberating, it also can be overwhelming when you're just start