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Learning To Play The Piano


Playing the piano is one of the most complex and fun activities. It\’s not only a favorite pastime for a growing number of people but it also helps activate parts of the brain responsible for creativity and imagination. Learning to play the piano, like anything else of high value in life, demands consistency and motivation to strive further. If you wish to achieve a a good level, you will ultimately need to have a piano at home, to be able to practice consistently, and take piano lessons.

An acoustic piano has its advantages, but also comes with a set of weaknesses, that might not fit your personal needs perfectly. Aside from the high price, acoustic pianos have to be tuned periodically and are difficult to transport, both aspects just adding up to the initial cost. An alternative that has evolved a lot over the last years, is the digital piano.

At a fraction of an acoustic pianos cost, digital pianos come with certain benefits like portability and sound variety. Some of the better models have features like touch sensitivity and ivory and ebony feel keys. Digital pianos pack a lot of value into a great looking and functional design. You can read our guide to find out more about choosing the best digital piano. You can also check out the comparison chart where you\’ll find 10 of the best digital pianos on the market.

If you would like to get a feel about playing the piano, you will find guidance based on thorough research, in the articles below. Taking our advice will put you on the right track towards mastering the piano. If you\’re a creative person you can also learn how to write your own songs.

Digital Piano vs Keyboard

So you are about to begin your piano lessons, and are out in the market or on the web looking for a piano, that is best suited for your needs. So far so good. But as you delve deeper into your research, you find out that there are actually four different kinds of pianos out […] continue reading

how to become a piano teacher

Over the last 20 years, the number of college going students who have taken up Piano as their major for the undergraduate degree in the USA has risen by some 25%. According to a report published by ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal School’s Music), 23% of kids in the age group 5-14 years play […] continue reading

how to learn to play piano

Everyone can learn to play a piano. Whether you are a 6 year old kid or an adult in your thirties. Whether you are extremely gifted or just an average person with the desire to be a musician. Or someone who always had the passion but never the time or money to learn a piano; […] continue reading

benefits of playing piano

Ever wondered where the phrase “Music to my ears and my heart” got its roots from? Well, no need to scan through ancient English Literature for the solution because scientists already have an answer to that question! Scientific studies conducted on musical instruments and their positive effects on human body, have shown that playing a […] continue reading

what age to start piano lessons

Scientific studies have shown that children who start taking piano lessons from a very young age (usually 5-8 years), register a better development of their mental skills and are also quicker to learn fine motor skills, as compared to other kids of their age group. Getting accustomed to piano playing from an early age also […] continue reading

best age to start piano lessons

You have probably heard about music having a big impact on the brain development of young children, so wanting to find out about the best age to start piano lessons is only natural. We’ve made a mission about coming up with the answer to this question, so your child can take maximum advantage of every […] continue reading

teach yourself piano

This guide is for anyone who always wanted to learn how to play the piano but hasn’t yet. If you’re not a musician then the journey will be so much more fun and easy than you ever imagined. We’ve put this guide together to make sure that anyone with the desire to pick up this wonderful musical […] continue reading

used digital pianos

Over the years we’ve had experiences with different types, used digital pianos and new ones, made by most of the big manufacturers like Yamaha, Casio, Roland, Kawai and others. If you’re just starting to learn how to play the piano and many ads featuring used digital pianos seem attractive, you might want to consider some […] continue reading

piano video lesson songs

As you might probably imagine, playing a musical instrument is not the easiest thing in the world. Some naturals might make it seem as easy as a walk in the park, but usually behind many musical talents lye many hours of practice and dedication. You might think to yourself that it’s virtually impossible to attain […] continue reading

superior songwriting

Playing the piano is by far one of the most rewarding activities. Although learning to play the piano can be pretty challenging at times, many models of digital pianos offer tone and sound options that make the whole learning experience a lot more fun. But once you reach a good level in playing the piano […] continue reading