59 Answered Questions for the topic piano
What is the name of this song/melody/piece
What's a good age I should start my child on an instrument?
This is a great question! I have been teaching over 13 years with a degree in jazz music performance from the largest music educator school in the world, also known for it's prestigious... more
Do I need to know how to read a music before taking a lesson?
No! Beginners are very welcome to take a lesson and start your music journey here.
What type of piano should I buy?
I want piano lessons but I'm not sure what type of piano I should buy. Is an acoustic piano better than a keyboard?
Piano key broken
It is sticking up and I don’t know how to fix it I accidentally pulled up it up too hard
How can I improve my piano playing?
Are you interested in jazz theory and what scale to play over what chord?
Would you like to know more about Harmony and big juicy chord voicings?
Finding profile of a tutor
I wrote to a tutor, got a reply from a different tutor, whose profile I cannot find. If I enter her name in the tutor search box, I get other tutors with the same name. Any help?
How do I position my hands on the piano?
How can I learn to play piano and sing at the same time?
I want to learn to be an entertainer. What equipment would I need and how can I train?
Would you be interested in a free 30-min trial lesson?
Finding the right teacher is extremely important as tutors are not only meant to inspire and teach you a skill, but also to be a mentor and friend. Trial lessons are important as it allows both the... more
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What's the best way to learn a new piece of music?
I just got a new teacher. My old teacher made me practice my right hand, then my left hand, then both hands together. Easy-peasy!My new teacher makes me analyze the piece first. What's that all... more
Alfred Adult All in One Adult Piano 1
Hello,I am beginner learning to play piano on own practicing since last 2 years I had played from other short books and then I started Alfred Adult Piano 1 since last 1 year, 4 moths on page 146 ... more
Piano - what is 'Improvisation'?
I'd like to ask what defines improvisation. I know that it revolves around playing without a score, but is the absence of a score the sole condition for improvisation? If I come up with a piano... more
How do I begin finally making music on the piano?
It's been almost 4 years since I had too much time on my hands while living in student dorms so I decided to learn to play the piano. I always loved listening to classical and suddenly listening... more
Is music theory universal?
I'm currently 17 years old and want to dedicate myself to music. I've listened to different styles of music now: jazz, funk,groove also classical (Bob acri>any pop Idol in 2018). 2 weeks ago I... more
Metric accents in time signature?
In my Tonal Harmony book by Kostka and Payne, it says: when rhythms are notated, it is customary to use beams,ties and dots in such a way that the metric accent is emphasized rather than... more
Piano Concertos: Why is Brahms 2 considered more mature than Rachmaninoff 3?
**I'm not completely satisfied with the answers so far, so more answers please! There's a nice bounty to be had!** These two titanic concertos are two of the most difficult often played concertos... more