Taking Care of a String Instrument

It’s hard to be at your best when you don’t take care of yourself, and your instrument is no different. Neglect can lead to long term damage or, at the very least, your instrument not sounding its best. On the passed blogs we discussed about important tips to take care of your piano, either acousticContinue reading “Taking Care of a String Instrument”

Five Tips on Maintaining Your Digital Piano

It is a widely-known fact that traditional pianos require a lot of care. In fact, many would even say that these types of pianos are very high-maintenance, which is one of the reasons why some people look for other options, such as a digital piano. Does that mean, then, that digital pianos do not requireContinue reading “Five Tips on Maintaining Your Digital Piano”

7 Important Tips for Taking Care of your Acoustic Piano

To be able to play the piano masterfully, you must have learned the art, but not only that you must also take good care of your instrument. We all want to be able to enjoy our pianos for many years to come. If you want your acoustic piano to sound like the beautiful musical instrumentContinue reading “7 Important Tips for Taking Care of your Acoustic Piano”

10 Best Music Schools In The World

One of the first things you should be doing as a student still in high school is decide which establishments you will even attempt to get into in the coming months and years. Depending on what you want to study, there could be literally hundreds of options, and all of them will claim to beContinue reading “10 Best Music Schools In The World”

The 10 most impressive concert halls in the world

There are a lot of ways of enjoying your favourite music, but we all know there’s nothing like an unforgettable life performance of your favourite artist. Outdoor concerts might be a bit more fun but if you truly want a unique experience, you should totally go to a concert in one of the world’s mostContinue reading “The 10 most impressive concert halls in the world”

10 Celebrities Who Play Musical Instruments

Music is such a big part of our lives. It is something that is universal and everyone enjoys from every culture. I don’t think a day goes by where I don’t hear some type of song playing. Music is a big thing that connects us all together. A recent piece in the New York Times suggests thatContinue reading “10 Celebrities Who Play Musical Instruments”

Why Practice Piano Scales (Importance of Piano Technique)

The benefits of practicing technique—and how to make it fun! Scales, triads, arpeggios…these piano technical exercises can feel boring, even useless. Why practice monotonous scales when there are so many cool songs to play? Technical exercises for all instruments do have a purpose. In fact, they’re so important that we’ve decided to talk about itContinue reading “Why Practice Piano Scales (Importance of Piano Technique)”

The Importance of Music in Early Childhood Development

Most preschoolers love listening or singing along to music. Studies show that parents who create a rich musical environment do not only entertain their kids but also help them to develop essential music skills. Music plays a very important part in our culture. When thinking about everyday life, music is present in a variety of socialContinue reading “The Importance of Music in Early Childhood Development”

Interesting facts about composer Astor Piazzolla

The 4 July 1992 died Astor Piazzolla, one of the most important composers of the 20th century. The musician died in Buenos Aires, after suffering more than a year the effects of a stroke. Among its more than 500 compositions, he left for posterity pieces like Verano porteño, Libertango, Balada para un loco and AdiosContinue reading “Interesting facts about composer Astor Piazzolla”

The 25 best Canadian classical pianists

In Canada, we punch well above our weight, piano-wise. When we started compiling a list of the greatest Canadian classical pianists, we thought that maybe we could highlight 10 of the best pianists this country has ever produced. However, within minutes we discovered that 10 was nowhere near enough. Our list grew to 15, 20,Continue reading “The 25 best Canadian classical pianists”