Today we celebrate the debut of Schimmel pianos!
One of the first things I teach young beginner piano students (those who have not had prior instruction) is the difference between the right (high) and left (low) side of the piano. My usual tactic is to say the right side is high and the left side is low. However, some of my younger students do not the know their right from left.
Music App Spotlight: Piano Dust Buster Brought to us by JoyTunes, Piano Dust Buster is an iPad app that is fun and accessible for children and adults of all ages and ability levels. Available for android and apple products, this FREE app turns learning into a game! In the game, there is a little old lady...
There has been more sightings of yellow school buses, the back-to-school sales abound, Tax Free weekend is upon us, and your child's schedule is very quickly filling up with school, sports, clubs and other activities. Here are 5 reasons why Music Star Studios thinks you should consider adding music lessons into that schedule.
Stage fright is a very real feeling that children and adults alike find themselves dealing with, especially during recital season. Sometimes, those nervous, anxious feelings can help add life and excitement to a performance. But when those feelings get a little overwhelming, stage fright can be a paralyzing feeling that can ruin your child's recital experience. The key to a successful performance is to learn how to recognize and harness those anxious feelings. Below are three strategies for working with your child's stage fright.
Bartolomeo Cristofori - The Inventor of the Piano Have you ever wondered who the inventor of the piano was? The piano is such a popular instrument now, but have you ever stopped to think about who had the idea of creating it? Believe it or not, at one time if you wanted to play a keyboard instrument your choices were the harpsichord or the organ. While these instruments are great, they also have some drawbacks. The main one is this - no matter how hard or soft you press the keys, they don't play any louder or softer.