Category: Piano

Piano Hand Exercises To Improve Your Swiftness And Expertise

Author: RhoneeSavage

Pianist ought to make piano hand workout routines a component of their routines to be able to sustain adroit flexible fingers. Musicians are also sportsman, only they use smaller muscles. Daily tendon and muscle exercises keeps them stretched and powerful. If you’re seeking to engage in many musical styles, exercise both hands on a daily basis.

One form of hand exercise is playing scales. Sit up tall on the piano bench. To ensure correct body alignment, make sure your posture is accurate. Situate your right hand on the keys. Begin with your thumb and use each of the following fingers to play the next key. Use different finger to play each note. Start off slow until you get the hang of it. Continue reading Piano Hand Exercises To Improve Your Swiftness And Expertise

How To Teach Yourself Piano Playing

By Chris Chew

As we all know, the piano is an elegant musical instrument that may look a wee bit intimidating to learn how to play it yourself. But if you want to save on expensive tuition fees, then you can teach yourself how to play piano as it can be done. This article will show you how to do it.

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First of all, you need to decide what style or what kind of pianist you want to be. If you aspire to be a concert pianist, then you need to learn the classical styles of great composers such as Beethoven or Mozart. To learn classical piano, you must be able to read notes and thus this form may be more difficult to teach yourself.

But if you only want to learn the piano so that you can accompany a singer or play songs that you have written yourself, then you can start by just learning how to play piano chords and add in the frills and thrills later as you get more proficient as a piano player. Of course, learning this way is much easier.Continue reading How To Teach Yourself Piano Playing

Piano Teaching Tips for Highly Motivated Music Teachers

by Earl Marsden

Are you a music teacher who intends to improve himself and gain professional growth? Well, read on as this article aims to cite and identify some relevant and effective piano teaching tips – applicable to all music teachers out there.

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Music education as well as learning various musical instruments has become more and more interesting, competitive and in-demand. Aside from arts, science and technology, music generally has turned out to be both the passion and the profession of most music teachers, musicians and music educators.Continue reading Piano Teaching Tips for Highly Motivated Music Teachers

Do You Want Your Piano Playing To Sound Like A Pro?

By Ed Mascari

If you’re like most people who take piano lessons, you do! Whether you’re young or old or somewhere in between, you aspire to make beautiful music and… right away!

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You’ve probably heard the old joke: “How do you get to Carnegie Hall” asks the inquisitive tourist. “Practice, practice, practice!” replies the wise old responder.

But wouldn’t you much prefer to learn the secret to sounding good just for your own satisfaction and enjoyment?Continue reading Do You Want Your Piano Playing To Sound Like A Pro?

Piano Tips For Beginners

One of the most important piano playing tips is to set aside separate times for piano practice and piano performance. Both practice and performance time are used to improve piano playing, but in different ways.

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1. Practicing piano slowly

Most accurate work is created at slow speeds in “slow motion”. This is when the brain can process notes, rhythms, tone, relaxation, good posture, counting, and accuracy with all simultaneously.

Slow practicing creates a “focused” picture of exactly what you are doing for your brain. Fast runs create a “blurry” version of your song. When you try to retrieve it from memory and play you get a blurry version back that is usually filled with all kinds of errors and mistakes.Continue reading Piano Tips For Beginners