What Do All Great Pianists Have In Common?

What Do All Great Pianists Have In Common?

How does one become a great pianist? Surely a question as old as the instrument itself. Is it something we are born with? Something we learn to do? Something we have to do? Or is it a combination of things? When we began researching famous pianists and what they have in common, we expected to […]

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Why You’ll Never Be A Professional Pianist

Most of us who have taken up a musical instrument have at some point in time toyed with the idea of what it would be like to be a professional. For some of us, this idea takes more imagination than others. A lot more! For others of us, we spend many countless hours trying to […]

Guide To Make An Origami Piano!

Infographic: How To Make An Origami Piano!

Origami in its original Japanese language translates to “folding paper”. It is an age old art form practiced by many and has resulted in countless amazing creations from Anime characters to historical figures, world famous monuments to Sci-Fi gadgetry, nature’s wonderful creatures to the cultures and traditions of millions, along with everything in between. Whether […]

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Clothing Inspired By The Piano For The Men!

Welcome back! Last time around we showcased a collection of outfits and accessories for all the lovely ladies out there to dazzle the world with. We heard what you said, and we liked what we saw. Now it’s time for the gentlemen who like to dress to impress. Whether it’s chic, dapper, casual or classy, […]

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Clothing Inspired By The Piano For The Ladies!

Clothing – most of us need to wear it, want to wear it, or are forced to wear it. They say you should never judge a book by its cover, but if we all believed this to be true, the fashion industry as we know it would be nearly obsolete. Unlike many things in life […]

Iconic Buildings Inspired By Music

9 Iconic Buildings Inspired By Music

Some of us work in them, others of us design or create them, and the rest of us mumble to ourselves angrily that they’ve obscured our view to the ocean – buildings. Buildings have been around since the dawn of mankind, in virtually all shapes and forms. We all have our dream homes, our ideal office spaces, or a […]

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5 Superheroes & Supervillains With Musical Powers You Didn’t Know About

With the recent advent of superheroes taking over our silver screens, whether it be Earth’s greatest fighting force in The Avengers, the timeless tale of Gotham’s Dark Night, or the Kryptonian child we came to call our own, we here at OnlinePianist have decided to take a look back at those superheroes (and supervillains) who possess […]

Piano Students Y U No Practice More?

14 Believable Excuses For Not Practicing Piano

Playing piano is one of those activities that you have to work hard for in order to reap rewards. Without practice, you’ll likely not get much farther than “Mary Had a Little Lamb”. But still, dedicating all that time and attention to practice is not something us busy folk can always afford to do, especially […]

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What Are The Worst Songs To Play At A Wedding?

Weddings are joyous occasions, and as we all know joyous occasions often involve pianos. The piano’s role in weddings is paramount, as marching down the aisle to the Star-Spangled Banner sets quite a different vibe than marching down the aisle to Bruno Mars’ Marry You. So what songs fit and what songs don’t for weddings? […]

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How Does Playing the Piano Make You Smarter?

When it comes down to it, we all want one thing – benefits. Yes, benefits. We all have that perennial question wondering if our time spent doing something will benefit us today, tomorrow or later in life. There is nothing worse than feeling like you’re spending countless hours of your time doing something which won’t […]

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Which 11 Songs Became More Famous Than The Movies They Were Made For?

Studios often use a well known artist in order to help with a movie’s promotion. These songs appear during the course of the film, in promotional videos, or during the end credits. But sometimes, they can go on to live a life of their own, even after the movie itself has long been forgotten. Here’s […]

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Battle of the Instruments: Piano Vs. Guitar

It’s a battle of the ages, a fight for supremacy, today we’ll answer the age-old question of “Which instrument is better, the piano or the guitar?” While we scoff at the fact that such a question even needs to be asked when the answer is so obviously obvious, we’ve still decided to a concoct a […]