How do online piano lessons work?

How do online piano lessons work?

One of the great things about the internet is that it has allowed evolution and advancement in so many industries. For example, in business, tools like Slack and Zoom allow you to communicate with colleagues on the other side of the world as if they were in the same office. The music industry is no […]

Why you need to practice your piano scales right now

Why you need to practice your piano scales right now

“Scales.” The very word strikes fear into the hearts of piano students around the world. Why on earth would you want to practice scales, anyway? They’re so unbelievably boring and tedious that there couldn’t possibly be any benefit to practicing them. Why learn piano scales?If this sounds familiar, then you aren’t alone. I’ll confess that […]

The 4 Best Digital Pianos for Composing

The 4 Best Digital Pianos for Composing

As far as composing goes nowadays, nobody is sitting at their piano with a pencil and some sheets of staff paper. Gone are the days of writing piano sonatas by candlelight; everybody now has either a laptop with Sibelius on it or an iPad for their composing software. But what about the piano you use? […]

How wide is a piano?

How wide is a piano?

Space is a consideration for many people when they consider buying a piano. Many people now live in cramped apartments and small houses. Pianos are big, and it’s important that you do your research before buying one to make sure that you actually have the space for it. When most manufacturers advertise their pianos, they focus […]

What’s the Best Digital Piano that Sounds Real?

What’s the Best Digital Piano that Sounds Real?

Many people buy digital pianos for the many benefits they provide over acoustic pianos. They save space, they’re lighter, they’re cheaper and they don’t require tuning every few months. However, when you buy a digital piano, it’s necessary to make compromises. You have to settle for the fact that the action is probably not going […]

Casio Privia PX-160 Review: Surprisingly Good

Casio Privia PX-160 Review: Surprisingly Good

In this article, we’re going to have a look at the Casio PX-160. This is a beginner/intermediate level digital piano priced at the lower end of the market. However, there are some features that really set it apart from even some of the higher-end instruments.This model replaces the PX-150 model in Casio’s Privia lineup. Casio […]

The COMPLETE Guide to Learning the Piano

The COMPLETE Guide to Learning the Piano

Estimated time to read: 30 minutesNow, I’m willing to bet that you’ve stumbled upon this article because you’re interested in the piano, and want to learn, but you’re confused as to where to start. And I understand this, because there are so many different styles of music, so many different philosophies and theories on playing […]

Yamaha P125 Review: Great, but it’s a compromise

Yamaha P125 Review: Great, but it’s a compromise

This article is a review of the Yamaha P-125 Digital Piano. This is a keyboard/digital piano aimed at intermediate players. It’s not a beginner instrument, but it’s not a concert-pianist level instrument either. The P-125 replaces the P-115 in Yamaha’s portable piano lineup (the “P” series.), which in turn replaced the P-105. Yamaha’s P series have been […]

Where to sell a piano

Where to sell a piano

While this blog is mainly about learning how to play, maintain and learn the piano, this topic is worth talking about. Chances are, even if you don’t want to quit the piano, you’re going to end up needing to sell a piano at some point or another. Perhaps you’ve slaved away at your trusty old […]

What is the best beginner piano book?

What is the best beginner piano book?

If you’re a piano teacher looking for the best instruction method for your students, often the amount of beginner books on the market can be quite overwhelming. Especially if you’re relatively new to piano teaching, where do you start? There’s a lot to worry about when choosing the best beginner piano book for your students, […]