The New Yamaha CX Series Pianos

Gorgeous Resonance, Cutting Edge Piano Engineering

Whether you’re an orchestral pianist shopping for a new piano; or a serious student who wants a more responsive, emotionally vibrant instrument to convey the depth of your passion for dynamic Rachmaninoff concertos and Chopin etudes, put Yamaha’s CX series pianos on your short list. Continue reading

4 Somewhat Counterintuitive Tips on How to Practice the Piano

Whether you crave to play “technically impossible” pieces composed by geniuses like Prokofiev; or you “merely” aspire to be the next singer/songwriter in the vein of Billy Joel, Regina Spektor or Tori Amos, you need to start somewhere. But the prospect of learning to play well may be daunting, even if you have experience under your belt.

There is so much to learn. There are so many wonderful pianists out there. Here are a few tips to help you make decisive, effective progress: Continue reading

How Often Should I Get My Piano Tuned?

Piano Tuning: How often should i do it? 4 Things to Consider

Whether you’re a budding Bay Area concert pianist, who spends three to four hours a day practicing your craft; or you’re a studio musician or casual instrumentalist, you need a system to keep your instrument tuned and ready for action. Continue reading