Movie Review – Grand Piano

Movie Review – Grand Piano

Piano, Front and Center Let me start off by saying that I really enjoyed this movie. The best feature was that is was entire film centered around the piano. The story, although a little far-fetched was easy enough to play along with. A little suspension of disbelief, all was good. […]

07/29/2014 11:11 am 1 comment

Benefits of Online Piano Lessons – Everyone Gets to Play

Benefits of Online Piano Lessons – Everyone Gets to Play

Convenience When Donna LaRosa, a math teacher in Sacramento, CA, was going over her bucket list, learning to play the piano was towards the top. But due to a full-time job, family responsibilities and other time constraints, the chances of having weekly lessons, let alone practicing, seemed like playing the […]

07/21/2014 5:48 pm Comments are Disabled

Hey Kids, Piano Lessons Do Make You Smarter

Hey Kids, Piano Lessons Do Make You Smarter

Piano Makes You Smarter? Perhaps better news for parents rather than kids, a new study suggests that after nine months of weekly training in piano or voice, young students’ IQs rose nearly three points more than their untrained peers. The Canadian study supports the idea that musical training can do […]

07/17/2014 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

Piano Game Saturday – MusicBall

Piano Game Saturday – MusicBall

Music Games It’s no secret that we all like to play games. The good thing is that if we play games that will teach us something or at least are related to a topic that we enjoy, then we can kill two birds with one stone. There are many great […]

07/12/2014 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

Buying a Piano – the First Question

Buying a Piano – the First Question

The First Question When Buying a Piano Before you make a big decision like buying a piano and even before we discuss things like different brands, prices, technical questions and so on, we are going to ask ourselves an even more basic first question, one which many people may not […]

07/11/2014 1:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Great Pianists – Evgeny Kissin

Great Pianists – Evgeny Kissin

Great Pianists There is literally nothing negative I can say about Evgeny Kissin’s playing. I have been a fan ever since I began playing and my admiration for this amazing player has only grown over the years. Unfortunately I have not had the chance to see him perform live yet […]

07/01/2014 11:27 am 1 comment