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*APR = Annual Percentage Rate. On purchases of new and in-stock qualifying Yamaha pianos from May 1, 2019, to May 31, 2019. Subject to credit approval. Minimum monthly payments required. 0% Annual Percentage Rate if paid in full within 12- or 18 month period. Interest accrues throughout the life of the loan at 12.99% APR

Piano Improvisation Skills To Help You Get Jamming

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Get Jamming On Your Yamaha Piano With These Improv Tips

There’s more to playing the piano than reading sheet music and recreating it. Improvisation is a great skill for piano players whether you want to add your own touch to music, write your own songs, or jam with other musicians in an improv setting. But improvisation is a skill that needs to be learned to use it effectively. Here are some tips you can use to help improve your improvisation skills so that you can play your Yamaha piano with others (or on your own!) just the way you want. Continue reading

5 Piano Exercises That Target Your Left Hand

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5 Piano Exercises That Target Your Left Hand

If you feel like your left hand is lagging behind your right when playing the piano, you’re not alone: many players run into similar issues. But those issues are surmountable. To show you how this article provides several exercises that can help you transform your left hand from a lagging frustration to a valued ally. Taking regular Bay Area piano lessons can also help!

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How To Play Piano and Sing at the Same Time

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Do You Have Trouble Singing And Playing Piano At The Same Time?

If you sing or play piano, you know how much concentration each task takes on its own. Doing both at the same time takes even more focus and practice. Luckily, there are several ways you can make playing piano and singing easier to tackle. Take it from our teachers at our Authorized Yamaha piano store.

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This Yamaha Piano Has Bluetooth Connectivity and App Integration

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Check Out This New High-Tech Yamaha Piano

Yamaha has been creating pianos for over 100 years. The founder pioneered Western instruments in Japan and built his brand on sharing passion and performance while creating beautiful pianos and organs. It should not surprise anyone that Yamaha is on the cutting edge of technology by debuting an acoustic, hybrid piano that combines the sound and action of a grand piano with digital components. If you are looking for pianos in the east bay, keep reading to learn about our new favorite model.

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Piano Cleaning Tips

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Want to Learn How to Best Clean Your Piano?

Just like any other instrument or piece of furniture, it’s important to keep your Yamaha pianos clean so they can remain beautiful and functional every day. Dust and other materials can collect on your piano, as well as inside your piano, which can affect how well your piano works. Since your piano is a carefully constructed instrument, keeping it clean will help ensure that the sound is rich and full so you don’t have any problems when you sit down to make music.

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5 Basic Elements of Good Posture When Playing Piano

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Learn Good Posture

There are endless reasons why people fall in love with playing the piano. People are always seeking various ways to enhance their lives and can tend to forget that it is often the little things which we enjoy doing most that enrich us both physically and mentally. Playing an instrument is not only an excellent source of happiness and fulfillment, but can serve as a sense of satisfaction as well. Research has proven that playing a musical instrument such as piano does not only enhance your musical skills but can improve all aspects of your life. If you don’t have a piano yet and would like to, we offer Bay Area piano sales. Some of the proven benefits of playing the piano include:

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Personal Piano Teacher Vs. Learning Online

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Should you get a piano teacher or choose online lessons?

One of the many aspects of the internet is that it allows ordinary people to learn music without the help or support of a professional instructor. This is particularly true with regards to piano training. In fact, a short search on YouTube will reveal numerous videos that offer free piano lessons. Should one choose online lessons or obtain a professional for Bay Area piano lessons?

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Some Unexpected Benefits of Playing the Piano

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Playing the piano has many benefits!

There are quite a number of benefits of playing musical instruments, especially a piano that goes far beyond acquiring new skills and appreciation of music. Most of these benefits can be applied to both children and adults. It is never too late to explore your musical side. If you’ve been thinking about taking Bay Area piano lessons but you are not sure whether you should go ahead and do it or not, here are some unexpected benefits you can reap.

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6 Benefits Of Learning On A Digital Piano

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Why Learn On a Digital Piano?

Whether you are playing the intro to Clocks by Coldplay or you are playing Chopin’s, the piano has the power to move, excite, and inspire. The only hurdle you have between you and playing that favorite song is learning how to first place it and practicing it in a way that you can play it well enough. Taking Bay Area piano lessons and working with an experienced and well qualified piano teacher gives you an opportunity to establish some of the best techniques. However, the authentic playability, natural sound and innovative features found in a digital piano help in making learning more enjoyable.
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