The Keeper of the Keys - Meet the Keyboard Family

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 […]

The Effect of Technology and the Internet on Music Learning – Part 2 of 2

The Effect of Technology and the Internet on Music Learning – Part 2 of 2

Last time we discussed music, the internet and technology on music learning in particular. We noted the rise of apps, the easy accessibility of learning resources including one’s favourite songs, and the ability to synchronise our lessons with our daily lives. As a result, questions stemming from today’s times arise. Is the use of the […]

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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. […]

The Effect of Technology and the Internet on Music Learning - Part 1 of 2

The Effect of Technology and the Internet on Music Learning – Part 1 of 2

Music. Technology. Internet. Three words that have become synonymous with our modern lives. Unless you’re part of a remote tribe deep in the Amazonian jungle, you’ve certainly experienced the benefit of these three things, both individually and collectively. Time has been generous to us, in that we live in an unparalleled age of information no […]

10 Wacky Facts About the World's Most Famous Piano Players

Infographic: Interesting Facts About History’s Most Talented Pianists

Recently we discussed ways of how to practice piano effectively. This time around we have some more insightful tips from the world’s best pianists courtesy of our friends at TakeLessons. If you thought Mick Jagger and Steven Tyler lead interesting lives, then you clearly don’t know about the eccentric lives of history’s most famous piano players. For example, did you […]

What Are The Advantages & Disadvantages Of Learning Piano Online?

What Are The Advantages & Disadvantages Of Learning Piano Online?

The dawn of the internet launched on a global scale less than a generation ago and the world as we knew it changed quickly and dramatically. From the way we do our shopping, to the nature of our jobs, to the infinite depth of information right at our very fingertips, everything has become bigger yet more accessible. […]

How To Maintain A Digital Piano!

How To Maintain A Digital Piano

You’ve now acquired yourself a nice little piano and have practiced on it a while. But the instrument itself appears to be in need of a good clean and you’re curious about how to maintain such a thing of beauty. You’re unsure what to do as you’re scared you’ll damage your prized possession. Who to […]

9 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Piano Practice

9 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Piano Practice

Previously, we discussed some fun new ways to make practicing piano scales fun. Drawing some inspiration from that, we thought it would be beneficial for pianists to learn how to maximize their piano practices. We’ve shown you already some useful scientifically tested methods of learning to playing piano flawlessly. However, it seems even by applying said methods that […]

Guitar vs Piano

Is It Easier For Pianists To Learn Guitar Or For Guitarists To Learn Piano?

World renown classical pianist and composer Vladimir Horowitz once opined, “The piano is the easiest instrument to play in the beginning, and the hardest to master in the end.” It comes as no surprise to many of us that the piano is often said to be the best instrument to learn first as it introduces […]

Why Not Learning To Play Piano Is Every Adults' Regret

Why Not Learning To Play Piano Is Every Adult’s Regret!

They say it is better to regret the things you have done than the things you haven’t done. Trekking the Incan trail to Machu Picchu? No regrets. Wishing you invested in Google while it was a startup? HUGE regret. Spending your summers with your loved ones in your childhood home town? Never a regret. Wishing you […]

How To Buy A New Piano

How To Buy A New Piano

Previously we discussed how to buy a used piano, and like many things in life, there often comes a time when we outgrow them. So take some time to shed away your tears. Hold a vigil if you must. But get excited for the encore, the showpiece event, the main act, now that you’ve properly warmed […]

How To Make Practicing Piano Scales More Fun

Infographic: How To Make Practicing Piano Scales FUN!

Last time we discussed that the most important quality every great pianist possessed was their commitment to practicing regularly, along with ways they could maximize their time spent practicing. This time around we have more fun practice tips from our friends at TakeLessons. So if you’re reading this, then you must be learning to play the piano – […]