If your child has expressed an interest in learning to play an instrument and you have, as a result of this, arranged for them to start having music lessons, here are two pieces of advice to follow. 1. Be prepared to encourage them to persist with their lessons if they get frustrated When a person starts learning how to play an instrument, there is often a steep learning curve. Adults taking music lessons understand that although the feelings of ineptitude that come with this can be frustrating, this is a normal and short-lived stage of the learning process that simply needs to be endured.
27 January 2020
If you are thinking about buying a new piano, you may not have considered purchasing a digital piano rather than a traditional acoustic instrument. Digital pianos can offer you a range of benefits. Read on to find out more about why it is wise to go digital. You can plug in headphones Learning a new piece of music can be difficult. While you are getting to grips with the score, there is a good chance you will hit the wrong notes.
5 August 2019
If you have been thinking about buying your first piano, but aren't sure what type you want, or what the main components of a piano are, don't lose hope. These frequently asked questions for first time piano buyers will provide you with answers you need to shop for your new piano with confidence. How Many Keys Does a Piano Have? -- A standard piano has 88 keys, with 36 black keys and 52 white keys.
30 June 2015
With a sound that can be both soothing and beautifully ominous, the clarinet is a fundamental part of any orchestra. Larger orchestras can feature up to 30 of these woodwinds, and their dulcet versatility give composition a richness and depth not heard with any other instrument. While the clarinet is largely seen as a classical instrument to be played as part of an ensemble, there's much joy to had from listening to its solo sibling - the jazz clarinet.
8 April 2015