How Long Does it Take to Learn to Play Ukulele?
How long it takes you to learn ukulele depends on your goals as a musician. Ukulele teacher Willy M. shares his advice for beginners getting started...
Many people want to know how long it takes to learn to play the ukulele. The answer for that is simple:
That grabbed your attention didnt it! Well, it takes more than a couple minutes to learn to play, but it doesnt take very long to learn the basics about how to get started playing the ukulele.
When its boiled dow
Preparing for a Piano Level Test | Your Timeline for Success
Whether playing for pleasure or as a professional, there is likely to come a time when you will be faced with a piano examination, such as the ABRSM piano exam. Like any exam, preparation is key. But when the time comes, how can you make sure that everything goes according to plan?
Before the Exam
In the weeks leading up to your exam, this is when you will want to increase your rehearsal. Focus specifically on the pieces that you will be playing on the day. It can be easier (and more satisf
Can Labeling Your Piano Keys Help You Learn Faster?
Struggling to remember which key is which on the piano? One common learning strategy is to label the keys. Read on as St. Augustine, FL teacher Heather L. shares her thoughts on the method...
Can labeled piano keys help you learn faster? This is a highly controversial topic and hotly debated in the music education world.
Having come from a high-pressure, formal music college, at the beginning of my teaching career I disliked the idea of any labeling for any age, either on t
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
The 5 Best Websites for Guitar News and Gear Reviews
Part of learning to play guitar is staying up to date on current events, gear, and industry news. To help you stay in the loop, guitar instructor Matt K. has put together a list of his go-to websites for guitar news...
Once youve taken a few guitar lessons, you may feel the urge to learn more about the instrument, and the gear that goes with it.
The guitar can become an addiction, and once youve mastered the chords, scales, and licks, youre going to want to learn about all the gear