Do you hear a strange sound as you play your piano? Maybe, there is something wrong with it, and you should find out fast. Just like any other instrument, piano parts weaken, loosen or wear out. But, you can avoid these things if you know how to keep your piano in tip-top shape. This articleContinue Reading
Back in my day (1990s), when I took piano lessons I had to do written theory homework every week. At each lesson, the teacher would go over my mistakes before I was even allowed to touch the piano. Back then, I wasn’t just a kid taking piano lessons; I was a young and empowered musician because I knew the language of music.Continue Reading
Back in grade eight, I was well known in school for my piano skills. Kids would ask me to play “Great Balls of Fire” by Jerry Lee Lewis every music class. I was constantly showing off. One day, the school music teacher asked me if I’d like to solo something cool for the year-end concert.Continue Reading
It’s tempting. How cool would it be if you were able to really rock and claim to be a self-taught guitar player? How nice would it be to save a few bucks a month and learn guitar from a free YouTube video or a DVD? Undeniably, these sound like appealing options – but they’re alsoContinue Reading
Here are 4 tips to help motivate your child to practice their musical instrument more.