How long should my child take music lessons for?

May 24, 2022



Most parents introduce their children to many different activities in NYC that will teach them new skills and make them happy. Music lessons are a common choice – but how long does it take a child to truly learn to play a musical instrument?


What is the difference between new, used, and refurbished pianos?

March 20, 2022



Whether you choose to purchase an upright or a grand piano, it’s important to understand the difference between purchasing a new piano, a used piano, or a refurbished piano.


Why is piano called a piano?

January 26, 2022



We often don’t question why things are called what they are: a table is a table, a plate is a plate, and a piano is a piano. Something you might be surprised to learn is that a piano is not actually called “piano.”


Who are the most important American composers?

December 9, 2021



In the 21st century, we enjoy over a century of a fantastic merge of musical cultures producing an array of different styles for the listeners to enjoy, including great American composers!


What are the easiest and the hardest piano pieces to play?

November 20, 2021



Most piano students begin with the absolute easiest pieces. But what are the easiest and hardest pieces to play?


How can you tell if a piano teacher is qualified?

November 8, 2021



Whether you are a beginner or advanced student, it’s important to choose a piano teacher who is an expert at their instrument, has education to back it, and has prior teaching experience.



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