Will Recording Your Piano Practice Sessions Help? We Have The Answer

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Your ears aren’t perfect When playing under pressure and listen to yourself as you do so, your ears most often do not give you a correct idea of what you’re playing really sounds like. When you listen to it on tape you realize that not all of it is as good as it sounded. You […]

Will Piano Lessons Boost Your Child’s Academic Performance?

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Your little one won’t become the next prodigy or maestro, but is sure to find it easier learning mathematics and science than his or her peers. Plus, expect him/her to be more well-mannered and patient. And, your child will definitely be able to gel well with people and be a team player. All this and […]

How Should I Learn Piano – By Ear, By Reading Music, Or Both?

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The ear versus read debate around piano learning strategies encompasses all instruments ranging from the guitar and drums, to the piano and keyboard. Those who have been playing the piano for a while say that both methods of learning to play are essential, but in the end a performer generally adapts to what suits him […]

How To Make Your Piano Practice Sessions Awesome

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It is in the practice room that any musician moves from being a novice to an expert at their instrument. The time dedicated to practice is the investment that will determine how much they get in return. If you really want to get the desired results out of your practice time, you need to be […]

The Mistakes Pianists Make – All of Them Covered for You

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Fumbling, breaking the rhythm, going out of tune or missing a crucial note in the middle of the performance is every musician’s horror! As a pianist it is obvious that you want to hit the right notes and give flawless performances, but nothing is perfect and that applies to your piano playing skills as well. […]

The Most Effective Off Bench Piano Playing Exercises To Speed Track Your Piano Playing Progress

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When it comes to creativity, precision, style, creativity, and blending all of them together, the sky is the limit of achievement. Of course, there’s no space rocket you can ride on into space, the journey is long and tedious, and you must drive yourself to improve a little every day. No one is going to […]

Piano Lessons Are Like Chicken Soup For Your Child’s Mental And Emotional Health – Here’s Why

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The range of benefits offered by piano lessons for children is really extensive. The purpose of piano lessons is not just about providing your kids with an opportunity to learn how to play a musical instrument. Apart from boosting the cognitive functioning of your child’s brain and sharpening his/her analytical or mathematical skills, piano lessons […]

Finally! Some Sense Out Of The Chaos Around Piano Practice (Or Its Lack) Among Students

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Insufficient practice can be one of the biggest hindrances in the path of achieving your musical goals. Dedicated practice is the ultimate key to success, and the absence of success is the root cause of frustration. Frustration inevitably leads to lack of enthusiasm and diminishing levels of productivity. The moment a person gets caught in […]

Life Lessons That Nobody Can Teach Better Than Your Very Own Piano Teacher

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Music education can probably teach you more about life than any other curricular activity or education. There are many music teachers who can, unintentionally, teach you things about life that you have not learned, otherwise. If you have or are taking piano lessons, you might have come across many lessons for life. You may have […]

Top 10 Tips to Overcome Stage Fear before Your Piano Recital (Scientist-Recommended)

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Do you suffer from stage fright? Does your heart start beating like a drum just before a performance? Well, if you feel light-headed or tense before a piano recital, you can take gratification in the fact that you’re not the only one. The problem with being nervous is that it’s just the beginning, as it […]