Piano Playing Tips for All Skill Levels

piano lessons, piano playing tips, piano skills, bay areaThe piano is with no doubt one of the most interesting instruments to play in the world. In fact, it is one of the most popular instruments that a majority of people would love to learn. For sure, you would love to play your favorite song on the instrument, or you would love to play as your favorite pianist as well. Whatever your motivation in learning the instrument is, here are a few piano playing tips for people of all skill levels. Continue reading

4 Accessories to Compliment Your Piano

piano accessories, yamaha piano, used lessonsThe piano has been for decades a very prestigious musical instrument. This classic instrument has been an important part of operas, orchestras and even the top rock and pop music of the modern times. Having a piano in your living room shows off both your superior talent as well as your taste in the classics. However, this classic instrument does not look quite right without some necessary accessories to go with it. For anyone to learn and perfect their piano skills more easily and quickly, it is important to have these four piano accessories. Continue reading

The Keys to Piano Longevity

piano lifespan, piano tips, piano longevity, piano lessons, piano dealer, yamaha pianosCleaning, tuning, and properly maintaining your piano can increase its lifespan significantly. In most cases, the secret to achieving maximum success lies in applying the right kind of cleaning techniques. In addition, having a well-maintained piano will also allow you to play finer tunes. Continue reading

30 Years of the Yamaha Disklavier

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Commemorating 30 years of the Yamaha Disklavier’s excellence and innovation

Roughly 30 years ago, the Yamaha Corporation of America introduced the first MX-100A: the Yamaha Disklavier; a 48-inch, upright reproducing piano. Powered by a PianoSoft music library and comprised of a mere eleven 3.5 inch magnetic floppy disks, this was the first MX-100A launched in the U.S. Continue reading

Learning Piano as an Adult

bay area piano lessons for adultsYou should never hold to the notion that you are too old to learn the piano, or any instrument for that matter. In fact, there are countless instances where grown-ups have successfully learned how to play this unique musical instrument to a very proficient, and even professional standard, regardless of how late they started their courses. Furthermore, playing an instrument when you are older comes with a wide range of benefits. Continue reading

A Few of the Best Pianists of All Time

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To determine the best pianists, past and present, various metrics should be used. These include the player’s technical ability with piano’s, popularity, the reputation they have managed to create, improvisation talents, and breadth of their repertoire. However, as is the case in any opinion-based discussion, everyone might have a different idea of who the best pianists are depending on their individual perspective, tastes, or their interpretation of what comprises of musical genius. However, the following are three notable pianists who definitely deserve a mention in the conversation. Continue reading

Improve Technique While You Practice Piano

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The piano is a great musical instrument for musicians and learners alike, be it for passing time in a productive way or establishing a musical career. If you wish to take up piano lessons in the Bay Area, the following are some essential tips that will guarantee your practice lessons are fruitful and you have a wonderful playing experience. Continue reading

Yamaha vs Weber Piano and Which One You Should Own

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Yamaha vs. Weber Piano Pros and Cons

The piano is viewed as a priceless artifact among most families and performers. This unique aspect has allowed it to survive in the digital age where people can practically access piano notes and piano lessons from their phones. In addition, due to the great adoration most people have for this item, even today, buying a piano is still considered to be a sound investment. Continue reading

Yamaha Chinese New Year Promotion

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“Music connects people to each other all over the world, regardless of their age. This New Year, bring your family and loved ones together to reconnect with the beautiful enjoyment of music.

Yamaha shares your commitment to family and passion for music. In the spirit of the New Year, when you purchase a new Yamaha upright or grand piano, Yamaha will gift you up to $350*. Not only will a piano fill your home with music, it will give your family an opportunity to advance their musical skills and enrich your lives for years to come.” Continue reading