First concert performance

2021-04-21T20:08:22+01:00

"His palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy" Eminem - Lose Yourself So on Friday, I did my first live piano performance for the London piano institute live feed. And it was brilliant! There was a concert with 32 students in total playing a wonderful variety of singing, guitar, piano and other talents. What was great is that everyone was at different levels, some (like me) performing for the first time in the world of zoom, others a bit more experienced. When my teacher Stefan first asked me if I was OK to perform, my initial thought was (quite reasonably [...]

First concert performance2021-04-21T20:08:22+01:00

Looking for stress relief? Turn to the piano

2021-03-01T10:24:58+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 piano2021-03-01T10:24:58+00:00

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

2021-03-02T11:44:21+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!2021-03-02T11:44:21+00:00

5 Reasons why it’s never too late to learn piano

2021-03-02T11:44:27+00:00

Top 5 reasons why it’s never too late to learn the piano Never think that you are too old to learn the piano! It's a proven fact that adults have successfully learned to play the piano to a very proficient standard even when starting at an older age! In fact, playing an instrument has plenty of benefits for adults, whether they’re in their 20s or are enjoying their retirement. If you love music and dream of sitting at a piano playing your favourite classical tune or jazz song, it’s time to stop making excuses and book your first piano lesson. There [...]

5 Reasons why it’s never too late to learn piano2021-03-02T11:44:27+00:00
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