You Can Be A GREAT Guitarist – Read To Find Out How

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Anyone fantasizing about becoming a sensational guitarist in future is more than eager to unlock the mysteries of all the fantastic guitarists across the world! Why is it that some players reach the zenith of their musical careers quite soon, while others struggle to remain afloat in a sea of frustration and unfulfilled dreams? Drawing […]

They’re Novel, They’re Fun – They’re The Most Awesome Piano Practice Warm Up Methods

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Before heading straight to the piano, investing a bit of time in performing some warm up exercises would not only help in improving your accuracy, but also shield you against potential stress injuries. Be it going for a long run, or playing the piano – warming up is quite essential prior to any physical activity. […]

What To Look For In A Music Teacher For Your Child

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The gift of music is one of the best lifelong gifts a parent can give his or her child. That is why it’s equally important to ensure your gift is packaged right so it can have the positive impact it should. A poor-quality music teacher will seriously water down your child’s musical experience and could […]

The Smart Parent’s Guide To Rekindling Motivation For Music Lessons In Children

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Childhood is one most remarkable phases of your kid’s life. This is the time when they start having a rush of emotions and don’t understand how to handle or identify them. However, as parents, it is your responsibility to help your kids and motivate them to try some something new. Music is one such new […]

Before You Select a Music Lessons Academy, Consider This

Music has this magical quality of connecting people, transcending borders uniting hearts. It is a stress buster helping you escape the chaos of mundane life. Blessed are the people who are gifted with the ability to create good music. And if you are one of them you must nurture this talent. But don’t join any […]

Is Talent The Most Important Thing For An Aspiring Musician – Or Is It Overrated?

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Is musical talent the most important thing for an aspiring musician? According to Laurie Niles, who has taught violin for 25 years, talent is really not the most important thing. “So you have to be really talented to play the violin, don’t you?” This was a question posed to me last week by an adult […]

Music… Memory… Magic – Read It To Believe It

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Memory woes are quite common among people belonging to different age groups, and severely hamper their daily lives. They only wish there would be an effective technique of dealing with the menace! Have you ever considered music therapy? Discover the ways in which music can transform your memory, and life! Tracking the Connection between Music […]

The Kawai GL-10 Baby Grand Piano Could Be The Most Advanced Grand Piano Under $20,000

Kawai GL-10

Hi, I’m Stu Harrison and we’re here at the Merriam Pianos Oakville showroom just outside of Toronto, Canada. And today I am looking at the Kawai GL-10 baby grand piano, and there’re a couple things that we’re going to be talking about. We’re going to be comparing it to the GM-10K which was its immediate […]

Wondering How Much Piano Lessons Cost? Here Are Your Answers

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Music has always been an important educational tool, but the allure of the piano has captivated millions of people for centuries now. Unsurprisingly, students signing up for piano lessons form a goodly number at most schools and institutions. These lessons can vary anywhere between $40 and $70 for every session, and here are the factors […]

Merriam Pianos Academy: What Is a Used Yamaha U1 Upright Piano Worth?

Yamaha U1

I’m Stu Harrison, and this is another segment in our series on the Yamaha upright pianos. Today, we’re going to be talking about the price of a Yamaha U1. That would be their 48-inch, Japanese built upright piano. There are two categories really, that a customer needs to be aware of, depending on what they’re […]