The Pros and Cons of Learning the Piano Online

When it comes to learning anything these days, for most of us our first instinct is to search for it online. It would be naive to underestimate the vast knowledge and resources available at our very fingertips. Exploring new ideas or enriching our existing knowledge is now synonymous with the phrase “Google It”. Likewise, you can…

Why Hybrid Pianos Are The Future!

The evolution of the piano has taken many forms through the years. First came the acoustic piano, then came the digital piano, and finally we now have the hybrid piano looking to find synthesis between the former two. Most are familiar with the first ones, however, few understand what a hybrid piano is. By definition,…

Infographic: The Keeper of the Keys – Meet the Keyboard Family

A short while back we outlined the history behind the invention of the piano with songs to play on the piano appearing shortly thereafter. Now we’ve got a beautiful visual from our friends at California Music Studios who’ve put together a graphic on the keyboard family, providing some history on pianos, playing techniques, and the fundamentals…

Infographic: 10 Best Fitness Exercises & Stretches for Musicians

Recently we discussed ways of how technology has influenced the way we now learn to play piano virtually using technology. This time around we have some great tips for physical activities to help musicians courtesy of our friends at TakeLessons. As musicians, it’s easy to fall into the habit of thinking it’s only our mind that matters.…