Piano Stories

Interview with virtuoso pianist Ljubica Stojanovic

2020-05-08T17:15:46+01:00

How and when did you develop your passion for the piano? It was early on in my life, it started since I know of myself. My father is a pianist and my older sister is violinist, music was surrounding us since we were born. We would go to sleep listening to classical music tapes and were in general encouraged to play songs or music that we heard. The piano was the central piece in our living room and I considered it a fun toy. I loved music straightaway and would always dream awake while listening. It felt like one of the [...]

Interview with virtuoso pianist Ljubica Stojanovic2020-05-08T17:15:46+01:00

How to adapt to a different piano for each performance

2020-03-18T19:44:34+00:00

Having to adapt to a different piano at each performance can sometimes be quite a tricky exercise. There are basically two standard acoustic pianos, namely the upright piano and the grand piano. There is quite a significant difference between them, let alone having to play on any given piano except for the one you are used to playing on. The upright piano has vertical strings and is more seen as the ‘household’ piano used for training children or plainly for a practice instrument. The action is that of hammers hitting against the vertically strung strings within an upright wooden body. The [...]

How to adapt to a different piano for each performance2020-03-18T19:44:34+00:00

Famous people who play the piano!

2020-03-05T21:24:21+00:00

Discover famous individuals who also play the piano! Here at the London Piano Institute, we believe that anyone can learn to play the piano. If you’re willing to learn and dedicate your time, you can do it - no matter your experience, age, or Twitter follower count! Did you know that these famous faces are also proficient at the piano? Clint Eastwood Fact of the day: as well as being an actor and a director, Clint Eastwood is also an accomplished pianist! Before becoming an actor, Eastwood seriously considered pursuing a career in the world of music. He didn’t give up [...]

Famous people who play the piano!2020-03-05T21:24:21+00:00
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