Choosing The Perfect Piano for Your Child

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What is the Best Piano for Your Child?

There are several Bay Area Digital Piano stores where you’ll be able to find the perfect digital piano for your child to learn on, and to use in the future, with whatever musical pursuits he/she might be interested in. Acoustic pianos are great of course, but they represent very serious investments that are simply beyond the means of most families.

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The Benefits of Taking Piano Lessons as an Adult

bay area piano lessons for adultsTaking piano lessons as an adult can feel like a doubting task to many, but one worth bearing through the initial hesitation. Leaning how to play the piano as a child is very different compared to learning as an adult. Piano lessons for adults are generally more fun than it is for kids. This is primarily because adults who take piano lessons do so because they really want to, which is certainly not true for kids that take the lessons because their parents want to. However, that is not the only reason why adults should take piano lessons. Here are some more benefits of taking piano lessons as an adult. Continue reading

First National Music Survey Reveals Surprising Results

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Benefits of teaching and learning music from childhood to adulthood

Yamaha’s flagship music store located in Wardour Street, Soho London, recently conducted a survey that involved more than 1,000 adults from all over the UK in a bid to discover their views regarding learning to play a particular music instrument. Findings showed that 60% of the adults wanted to start learning at the beginning of the New Year, but in the case of children, the future seemed a bit bleak. Continue reading

Preparing for a Piano Performance

Bay Area Piano Store Discusses What to Know Before Stepping On Stage

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You’ve come a long way since your first Weber pianos shopping trip. You’ve worked hard to build your skills, and you’re finally ready to give your first concert. As the performance date nears, keep these tips in mind to calm your nerves and ensure that the musicality will flow through you.

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Why Piano Theory Is Important for All Musicians

Why Playing a Yamaha Piano Improves Musicianship 

Bay Area Piano LessonsUnderstanding music theory, especially piano theory, is important for any musician. For instance, a firm grasp on theory can help improve composition or improvisation skills. No matter what you choose for your main instrument – oboe, drums, viola, etc. – you can accumulate significant benefits from learning the fundamentals of applied piano music theory. Here are a few reasons why non-piano players should gain familiarity with this body of knowledge: Continue reading

Tips for Memorizing Piano Music

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Bay Area Piano lessonsA true master pianist can sit down and effortlessly play complex pieces from memory. But learning to play the piano and learning to memorize piano music are two separate skills. Just like with any other musical skill, correct practice is key. Once you know how to memorize piano music, you can impress your friends and family, perform at concert recitals, and improvise expressively. Here are some tips to better memorization: Continue reading

How to Improvise on the Piano

Piano Playing Tips and Tricks

Improvisation on the piano is creative, rewarding, interesting, beautiful – and more difficult than it sounds. Improvisation requires a basic knowledge of scales, chords, and other parts of music theory, but once you know the rules, it’s easy to start playing with (or even breaking) them. Continue reading