The 5 Best Digital Pianos for Beginners

When it comes to purchasing a digital piano or keyboard, there are literally hundreds of options on the market. It’s very easy for a pianist to become overwhelmed with the options available. There are just so many choices for all price ranges and all abilities. You could just as easily drop $100 on a cheap […]

The Best Piano Keyboard for Beginners

Learning the piano is something lots of people express an interest in. If one sticks at it, and learns how to do it properly, it can bring a lifetime of achievement and musical joy. However, quite often, this isn’t the case, and many new learners get frustrated and de-motivated to the point where they quit […]

The 5 Best Headphones for a Digital Piano

Digital pianos are great. They offer you a substantial musical experience that rivals some acoustic pianos, without the volume, the bulk or the significant maintenance cost that comes with an acoustic piano. However, a digital piano, in my opinion, is nothing without a quality pair of headphones. Sure, you can use the headphones that came […]

How much does a Steinway grand piano cost?

The short answer: somewhere between $70,000 and $150,000.For many musicians, a Steinway grand piano is their dream piano. Most serious musicians have played one and recognise them to be some of the very best pianos that exist. While there are more expensive pianos, namely luxury models by Bosendorfer and Fazioli, the Steinway represents the goal […]

What does the middle pedal on a piano do?

Most pianists are generally aware of what the two most common pedals on a piano do; the left pedal makes the sound softer, and the right pedal sustains the sound, making it longer. But many pianists are very confused by the middle pedal. Many simply don’t know how to use it, what it does or […]

What are Flowkey’s pricing options?

Full disclosure: I was given a free copy of Flowkey premium in order to review this product. Some of the links in this article are affiliate links. You can read more about this here.Flowkey is a useful tool for some pianists. I’ve written about Flowkey before and think that for a certain demographic of pianists […]

How much does it cost to move a piano?

On this site we’ve already spoken about moving a digital piano. This happens to be one of the most popular articles I’ve written. However, moving a digital piano is fairly simple in comparison to moving an upright or grand piano. You can easily move a digital piano yourself without too many problems if you’re careful. […]

Why do you need to tune a piano?

Tuning a piano is one of the most important things you can do for your piano. It’s one of the key aspects of owning and maintaining a piano, but very few actually understand what it does and why do it. So why do you need to tune a piano?Tuning a piano doesn’t just involve making […]

How long does it take to learn the piano?

This is a common question when it comes to learning any instrument. Sure, you’ve bought yourself a piano, got a teacher, maybe signed up to an app like Flowkey or Simply Piano. But how long will it take for you to actually be able to say “yes, I can play the piano?” You’ve made a […]

The Complete Flowkey Review for 2020

Nowadays, there are a multitude of “learn piano online” apps or programmes, designed to show you how to learn the piano without a teacher.These tools each have their merits and disadvantages. Some tools are better than others for certain things.One of the newest of these tools is called Flowkey. It’s an app that you download […]