Online vs. In-person music lessons?

July 29, 2021



There are both advantages and disadvantages to learning music online vs learning in person! It’s important to have an honest perspective on the differences between the two to choose the best option for music lessons.


Career Options for Pianists: What do accomplished players do for work?

July 12, 2021



There are many career options for pianists.  Being a professional pianist is often a hard job that requires many years of learning and practicing but in the end it can make you very happy!


How to move a piano

June 22, 2021



Pianos are large instruments and may not seem delicate, but moving them incorrectly can cause major issues. Deciding upon whether to hire someone to move your piano or to move it yourself? Read this!


Can I take a break from music lessons in the summer?

June 16, 2021



Summer is made for children to enjoy their lives and just be kids – we completely support that! But is it a good idea to take a break from music lessons during summer break or will it completely de-rail your progress?


How can you tell the difference between musical styles and time periods by ear?

June 7, 2021



When people talk about different styles of music they usually mention classical, traditional, jazz, pop, rock, hip-hop, Broadway, Latin, and maybe some others. Can we easily distinguish between these styles just by listening?


Do pianists look at the keys while they play?

June 3, 2021



If you’ve ever watched a professional pianist perform, you may have been amazed at how they are able to harness the power of all 88 keys with what looks like relative ease. You may wonder: how is it possible that pianists are able to keep track of all of those keys?



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