Piano Lessons: What to Expect
There is something so magical about being able to place your fingertips onto the keys of a piano and start playing a song. However, there are very few people in this world that can do that without having first been taught. If you want to be able to play a song on demand than you need to know what to expect from piano lessons.Sophisticated Simple Music
What do you think of simple music? This article takes an in-depth look at simple music and discusses a new term, I like to call sophisticated simple music.How to Write Great Emotional Songs Without Hurting Yourself
Do you find yourself constantly trying to find ways to hurt yourself to gain inspiration for new songs? Let me liberate you from this necessity. By reading this article you will gain the knowledge that so many others have used to write GREAT creative music.Why Should We Learn Music Theory?
A short article on why musicians should learn music theory. Music theory is the language of music; the mechanics of ‘what’s going on.’ Although music theory isn’t necessarily an essential part of performing music, it does bring a huge amount of meaning to the sounds we hear and play.3 Quick Tips About The Earliest Age
Often I am asked, “What do you think is the earliest age at which a child may begin to study the piano?” My response is that no age is too early to begin piano lessons. I say the earlier the better! Many cultures begin at the age of 3 or 4. It’s a green light to begin if the child is musical and eager to learn, and if the piano teacher is stimulating and imaginative enough. One must be passionate in music education, planting seeds in young minds. Enthusiasm does matter.Find a Great Music Teacher for Your KIDS
It is hard for me to imagine learning to play any musical instrument well without the aid of a private music teacher to guide you along the way. Finding the right music teacher for you or more importantly for your children is extremely important for your success and enjoyment of the process of learning to play any musical instrument. That being said finding a great teacher is not always an easy task. The goal of this article is to give you practical steps that you can take to make the process of finding a good music teacher much easier and much more predictable. When first starting out I went thru two teachers before my parents found the right teacher match for me. I am grateful they kept looking because the teacher they found made a huge difference in my musical training and in my personal life.