Motivation

How to structure your piano practice

2020-03-16T23:40:50+00:00

The first thing, before structuring your piano practice is to recognise the importance of practising your instrument. Why practise? Or even structure your practice time? Firstly: Reasons are quite logical but still important to recognise because, without consistent practice and diligence, you probably will stop before reaching that long-desired dream to play or perform a beautiful song or that classical piece that you love - be it Mozart’s Turkish Rhapsody or Ludwig Van Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata or Debussy's Clair de Lune or the jazz classic called Autumn Leaves. Secondly: There is the important need for finger technique and skills needed to [...]

How to structure your piano practice2020-03-16T23:40:50+00:00

Improving your skills as a serious amateur pianist in London

2020-03-05T18:23:12+00:00

Celine Gaurier-Joubert shares her wisdom and expertise to help you improve your piano playing as a serious amateur pianist in London! Improving your skills #1 – What to do when you feel that you are unable to improve further after reaching a certain level of musicality At The London Piano Institute, we have met hundreds of amateur pianists who felt in need of benefiting from the expert advice of a professional pianist as they could not find the way to improve on their own anymore. They felt as they were facing a wall. Many adult amateur pianists are in this situation, [...]

Improving your skills as a serious amateur pianist in London2020-03-05T18:23:12+00:00

Why you need to take weekly piano lessons

2020-05-08T18:04:20+01:00

The importance of taking your piano lessons weekly. Why you need to persist and persevere to become the pianist YOU want to be! Taking weekly piano lessons is the best way for you to make SERIOUS improvement in your piano playing! At the London Piano Institute we offer excellent quality weekly piano lessons in London. It is our utmost desire to help YOU as an adult succeed at playing the piano and we will do everything in our power to help you learn! Success is built upon a solid foundation. We do not neglect important foundational elements. We want to help [...]

Why you need to take weekly piano lessons2020-05-08T18:04:20+01:00

10 Reasons Why You Don’t Need Any Prior Experience to Start Learning the Piano!

2020-03-05T20:43:07+00:00

Discover 10 reasons why you really do not need to know anything at all about playing the piano prior to starting out There are things we all wish we had started sooner. From learning a new language, taking up a new sport, or mastering a musical instrument - many adults simply don’t try to learn a new skill because they think they’re too old to start as a complete beginner now. If you’ve been thinking about learning the piano but have been disheartened by a lack of prior experience, here’s the truth: you can start learning the piano at any age. [...]

10 Reasons Why You Don’t Need Any Prior Experience to Start Learning the Piano!2020-03-05T20:43:07+00:00

Overcoming obstacles in your piano journey

2020-03-05T21:36:48+00:00

Sometimes obstacles may seem insurmountable, but if you follow the advice below you can definitely overcome any obstacle in your way! Three years ago you started playing the piano for the first time and it all seemed so easy. You passed your graded examinations with flying colours and you are on your way to grade 4 now. The only problem is that things are getting very difficult... You have to play scales, arpeggios, broken chords with two hands at faster speeds and the compositions are a LOT more challenging! You even start to think... "Can I really do this?". You attend [...]

Overcoming obstacles in your piano journey2020-03-05T21:36:48+00:00

Six reasons why playing the piano is good for your health

2020-03-05T21:46:59+00:00

Playing the piano is very healthy... find out more now! You might be thinking of taking up the piano to become a master pianist, to perform in public or to play the Chopin's nocturnes, but did you know that playing the piano can actually have some incredible health benefits? Here’s what learning the piano could help do for you: Reason 1: It can reduce your stress levels Playing the piano can be a great way to relieve stress. You can sit at the piano and fill your mind with nothing but the most gorgeous piano music – helping you to forget the stresses [...]

Six reasons why playing the piano is good for your health2020-03-05T21:46:59+00:00

The surprising productivity benefits of piano lessons

2020-02-29T15:16:14+00:00

Learning to play the piano has MANY benefits and will make you a much more productive individual! Finding the time to pursue any hobby can be a challenge, especially when you’re juggling a demanding career and the daily pressures of home life. But that doesn’t mean you should give up learning a new skill or stop taking part in something you enjoy. In fact, taking up piano lessons could give your productivity a boost and help you achieve more when working. Many people already know that simply listening to music can help you focus and concentrate in a work environment. Melodies [...]

The surprising productivity benefits of piano lessons2020-02-29T15:16:14+00:00

Looking for stress relief? Turn to the piano

2020-03-02T17:42:23+00:00

Stress can kill you! That is why you need to learn to play the piano and get rid of work related stress! We all feel stressed at times as we go about our daily lives and try to juggle different aspects, whether it’s the pressure of a demanding job or a hectic home life that’s causing stress levels to rise. However, stress can have a negative effect on our health and it’s vital that we take some time to relax and unwind, and turning to the piano could help. Did you know that stress accounts for over a third of all [...]

Looking for stress relief? Turn to the piano2020-03-02T17:42:23+00:00

6 Piano lesson myths – the things we want you to know!

2020-03-02T19:51:53+00:00

It's time to bust the myths surrounding playing the piano There are many myths surrounding playing the piano and if one of them is holding you back from taking up the instrument it’s time to put your fear and apprehension to one side and try a lesson for yourself. While learning a new skill can be a daunting prospect, learning to play the piano for pleasure can be fulfilling and has some health benefits, such as helping to relieve stress, too. Here we debunk 6 common piano lesson myths. My teacher will get angry at me if I make a mistake [...]

6 Piano lesson myths – the things we want you to know!2020-03-02T19:51:53+00:00
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